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Quintessence Int 22 (1991), No. 6     1. June 1991
Quintessence Int 22 (1991), No. 6  (01.06.1991)

Page 483-489


Clinical and morphologic response to interdental brushing therapy
Checchi / Biagini / Zucchini / de Luca
The interdental pailla is the anatomic site most susceptible to periodontal disease. The gingival epithelium plays an important role as a barrier to protect the underlying connective tissue from exogenous noxious agents. A study was undertaken to evaluate the papillary epithelial response to reconstructive stresses conducted by gingival brushing (oral therapy) and scaling and root planing, intended to induce a keratinization associated with reduction or resolution of connective tissue inflammation. Results showed that patients who prolonged the interproximal hygiene practices for more than 30 minutes a day achieved a satisfactory keratinization of the papillary gingival epithelium.