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Treatment of Palatogingival groove associated with bone loss- case series


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Author Details : Harsh Kapil, Surinder Sachdeva, Deepak Kochar, Ravneet Kaur

Volume : 1, Issue : 2, Year : 2016

Article Page : 76-80


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Abstract

Palatogingival groove is a developmental anomaly which may cause periodontal destruction and if the groove is wide and deep endodontic involvement can also occur. In this case series the periodontal pockets of 7-10 mm pocket depths were present associated with Palatogingival Grooves. These cases were treated with scaling, root planning in the first visit and periodontal flap surgery along with bone grafting, odontoplasty and sealing the groove with Glass Ionomer cement Type II done in the next visit.

Keywords:
Palatogingival groove, Periodontitis, Prognosis, Prevalence, Localised bone loss

How to cite : Kapil H, Sachdeva S, Kochar D, Kaur R, Treatment of Palatogingival groove associated with bone loss- case series. IP Int J Periodontol Implantol 2016;1(2):76-80

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