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Microbiological Status of Periodontal Diseases in Lagos, Nigeria

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392–7
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Age was a risk factor in the development of periodontal infections with gingivitis occurring in early age while periodontitis was prevalent in adults. Polybacterial aetiology was common to both conditions with anaerobic predominance in periodontitis.

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Objectives: The dynamic nature of oro-facial infections made it imperative to study the epidemiology of gingivitis and periodontitis which are significant clinical conditions in the Nigerian environment.

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e-Published: 19 Sep, 2013
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