juvenile periodontitis


juvenile periodontitis
a rare form of periodontitis that has an onset at puberty, is more common in females, and is manifested by deep periodontal pockets, usually involving the first molars and incisors. It may be associated with rapidly progressive periodontitis in later life. Called also paradentosis and periodontosis.

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