The aim of this manuscript was to investigate the epidemiology and the factors related to the periodontal disease in children and adolescents. Several systemic and immunological disorders have shown a relationship with periodontal disease in this population and early diagnosis and treatment of gingivitis is important to prevent it from evolving into periodontitis. Two cases are reported showing the presencce of periodontal disease at a young age.
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Harvard: E. Marchetti, T. Pizzolante, L. M. Americo, S. Bizzarro, V. Quinzi, S. Mummolo (2022) "Periodontology Part 4: Periodontal disease in children and adolescents", European Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, 23(4), pp332-335. doi: 10.23804/ejpd.2022.23.04.14
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