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  • Nicole Fortune, RDH, MBA
  • Melissa A. Obrotka, BA, RDH, ICP
  • Timothy J. Hempton, DDS

Perio Articles

The Relationship Between Porphyromonas Gingivalis and Systemic Disease

This oral bacterium implements strategies to invade the various tissues beyond the periodontium.

Detecting Endodontic-Periodontal Lesions

Identifying the etiology of endodontic-periodontal lesions is key to successful treatment.

The Pathogenicity of Porphyromonas Gingivalis

This Gram-negative anaerobe plays a significant role in inflammation and disease.

Clinical Decision Points as Guidelines for Periodontal Therapy

The advanced features of the 2018 American Academy of Periodontology/ European Federation of Periodontology classification system will help oral health professionals formulate effective treatment plans for patients in need of periodontal therapy.

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