Periodontal pocket

What is Periodontal pocket?

Both the gingival and periodontal pocket are extensions of the gingival sulcus, which exists in health. Gingival and periodontal pockets are dental terms indicating the presence of an abnormal depth of the gingival sulcus near the point at which the gingival tissue contacts the tooth.

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Behind my lower right tooth(my last tooth) it appears my gum is separating from my tooth. It started off as feeling if something was stuck like a...

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Hello.
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You are suffering from periodontal disease.
You can go for scaling, root planing, Topical antibiotics are...

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pain in teeths as i am 60 yrs of age teeths are .......

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hi.at the age of 60 yrs, there r many factors which may lead to tooth pain.some of the common etiologies are, dental caries leading to pulpal...

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Inside my lower left cheek I have a pocket of what seems to be loose skin?? It is starting to overlap my lower back tooth. The outside of the jaw...

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Deep scaling and curretage advised

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Hello and welcome.

After going through the history ,it appears you might have an...

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