Prepubertal periodontitis (PP) is a rare and rapid progressive condition found a young cohort of patients that results in destruction of the periodontal support of the primary dentition. Its generalized form, prepubertal periodontitis is often associated with a significant gingival tissue inflammation and fast bone loss with attachment loss leading to the tooth loss. The localized form of PP is characterized by a much more discreet inflammation and slow evolution. It can be associated with a known underlying systemic disease or may occur as part of a recognized syndrome or as an isolated finding. Different treatment modalities can be used to monitor prepubertal periodontitis, but the best approach to managing periodontal diseases is plaque control. The purpose of the present study was a case report of a 3-year-old child that was referred to Casablanca Dental University Center at Hassan II University, showing all the classical features of the disease prepubertal periodontitis.
El Mouatarif, F.Z.; Chemlali, S.; Hamza, M.; Kissa, J.; and El Arabi, S.
"Prepubertal periodontitis in children: for an adequate diagnosis and optimal care,"
Health Sciences: Vol. 4
, Article 15.
Available at: https://doi.org/10.56264/2658-865X.1077
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