Perio Case 7

A 47-year-old female presented with a chief complaint of: “My gums around one of the lower right teeth hurts.” The patient reported soreness and discomfort around tooth #30 from time to time, especially on the buccal side. On occasion, the patient experienced bleeding when brushing her teeth


􏱊 To be able to identify local anatomic factors that may contribute to periodontal disease

􏱊 To understand the anatomy of the furcation and root

􏱊 To be able to diagnose a furcation invasion using a furcation classification system


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