On this week’s episode of Fast Facts – Perio Edition your host, Katrina Sanders, RDH discusses genetic or developmental disorders and infections that can affect a gingival lesion.
“Now, the main piece that I want you to know about this is that when a patient presents with necrotizing disease, necrotizing periodontal disease, absolutely there is an ideology of bacteria.”
“This is kind of an interesting type of gingivitis because it’s not associated with plaque. It’s associated with an infiltration of high strains of streptococcus.”
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