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How Gingivitis Turns into Periodontitis


With the pathogenesis of this progress between gingivitis and periodontitis, we have some key features of histological stages.

Usually in the initial lesion, a slightly elevated vascular permeability, and vasodilation, gingival crevicular fluid flows out of the sulcus.,

If still there is a progression of the disease of the infection, you will have an established lesion, which corresponds with established chronic gingivitis. Dense inflammatory cells infiltrate, like for example plasm cells lymphocytes, and neutrophils.

And finally, if you still haven’t been treated, and you haven’t gone to the dentist, and you let this kind of thing just develop more, you will have an advanced lesion, which marks the transition from gingivitis to periodontitis.

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