PERIODONTITIS—PERMANENT TISSUE DESTRUCTION
1. Signs of periodontitis
A. the extent of the tissue destruction
1. Periodontitis is a type of periodontal disease, which is characterized by (1) the apical migration paroxizmalnaya form epithelium, (2) loss of connective tissue attachment, and (3) loss of alveolar bone.
2. On the damage of fabrics of parodont is permanent.
B. the process of destruction of tissues
1. On the destruction of periodontal tissue is not a continuous process. Rather, the process of the disease, occurs in intermittent duty with long periods of illness of inactivity followed by short periods of destruction.
2. Tissue destruction develops at different rates around the mouth. Destruction is not happening in all the corners of the mouth, at the same time, but instead, delete, usually only happens with certain web sites (tooth surface).
2. The clinical picture of periodontitis
A. color: gum tissue shows visible changes, color, outline, and consistency.
1. Swollen tissue (spongy tissue)-bluish or purplish-red, with a smooth, shiny appearance.
2. Fibrous tissue (firm, nodal tissue)-light pink with a leathery texture. Beginning clinicians often misinterpret this light pink color, as a sign to the healthy tissues.