[automatically translated] Periodontal disease, although more frequent in the adult subject, are also found in children with higher prevalence values in adolescents (12-17 years). These disorders are characterized by clinical findings often nonspecific. They often recognize local etiologic factors, but may also be influenced, in their clinical course and severity, the overall health of the young patient. In some cases, moreover, the occurrence of lesions of periodontal tissues can be the first manifestation of extra oral diseases.
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|