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Bone Defects and Furcation Involvement Part 2

Continued from Part 1

Diagnosis and treatment planning for bone defects and furcation involvement

Careful radiographic or x-ray examination is done but it may not reveal the presence of a bone defect or its precise morphology.

Direct examination of bone morphology:

  • Lift a full thickness mucoperiosteal flap
  • Granulations are curetted and root surfaces planed clean
  • Alveolar crest examined, morphology of bone defect can be defined
  • Mode of treatment decided Continue reading

Bone Defects and Furcation Involvement Part 1

Periodontal disease involves the peridontium consisting of the gums, alveolar or jaw bone, the periodontal ligament and the cementum of tooth. Therefore it is of no surprise if the disease leads to bone defects in our jaw bone or cause furcation involvement. Continue reading