LOCALIZED AND GENERALIZED AGGRESSIVE PERIODONTITIS
1. Localized aggressive periodontitis (LAP)
A. characteristics of localized aggressive periodontitis (box 16-1)
1. Beginning localized aggressive periodontitis during puberty
2. Localized loss of investment, affecting first molars and/or incisors and with the participation of not more than two teeth other than the first teeth and teeth
3. The absence of inflammation of the tissues and the minimum amount of plaque biofilm, which seem to be incompatible with the total defeat of parodont
4. Often associated with Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans (Aa)
5. Vertical loss of bone around the first teeth and teeth, since puberty is a classic radiographic sign knees.
B. Alternative Terminology. Localized aggressive periodontitis was previously known as localized juvenile periodontitis (LJP).