periodontal abscesses meaning

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  • [Medicine]
    Localized circumscribed purulent area of inflammation in the periodontal tissue. It is a derivative of marginal periodontitis and commonly associated with suprabony and infrabony pockets and interradicular involvements,in contrast to periapical abscess which is attributable to pulp necrosis.


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  1. These include extension of retropharyngeal cellulitis or abscess, mediastinitis following esophagus perforation, and dental or periodontal abscess.
  2. The most common type of dental abscess is a periapical abscess, and the second most common is a periodontal abscess.
  3. A gingival retraction cord which is accidentally left " in situ " is an occasional cause of a periodontal abscess.
  4. Periodontal abscess can also occur after periodontal scaling, which causes the gums to tighten around the teeth and trap debris in the pocket.
  5. However, an untreated periodontal abscess may still cause the pulp to die if it reaches the tooth apex in a periodontic-endodontic lesion.

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