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factors that compromise an individuals immune system and play a significant role in the affect of periodontal pathogenic microorganisms
controllable factors that are related to lifestyle, habits, and treatable systemic diseases that influence periodontal disease
What are 3 types of factors that require a greater effort for the control of periodontal problems? and examples?
- genetic predisposition
- congenital immunodeficiencies
- systemic conditions
- ex: MS, Lupus, CP, down syndrome, autism
Name 3 medication/drugs that lead to gingival enlargement, ths increaseing the potential for periodontal infections
What is phenytoin used to treat?
used to control seizures
What is cyclosporine used for?
immunosuppressant drug for pts with organ transplants to prevent rejection
whay is nifedipine used for?
the treatment of angina and ventricular arhythmias
true or false. The use of tobacco in any form is a major risk factor for periodontal involvement
true or false. diabetes increases the susceptibility to periodontal infections. Periodontal treatment improves the metabolic control of diabetes
both statements are true
Name 2 'other' systemic conditions that influence periodontal disease
- psychosocial factors
Name 2 psychosocial factors of periodontal disease
Stress is considered a factor in the etiology of _______ ______ _______
necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis (NUG)
**missed on quiz. 60% of relationships of enamel and cementum are: enamel overlapping cementum/cementum overlapping enamel?
cementum overlapping enamel