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As all Dentists must be aware that Periodontics is a very vast subject having extensive syllabus. Therefore, it is imperative to figure out the Most Important Topics of Periodontics in order to outshine others in NEET MDS 2017.

In order to assist the candidates in their preparation, we have compiled this article which will bring forth the Most Important Topics of Periodontics.

 

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Most Important Topics of Periodontics for NEET-MDS

Unit Name

Most Important Topics

 

Gingiva

Consistency, Color

Stippling

Keratinization of Gingiva

Types of Gingiva

Mucogingival Junction

Interdental Col

Gingival Sulcus

Gingival Groove

Junctional Epithelium

Blood Supply to Gingiva

Types of Cells in Epithelium

 

Tooth Supporting Structures

Periodontal Ligament

(Width, Shape, Fibres)

Sharpey’s Fibres

Thixotropic

Tensional and Viscoelastic Theories

Alveolar Bone

Schroeder Classification of Cementum

Hypercementosis

Cemental Tears

Biological Width

 

Age Related Changes

Age Changes in Periodontium

 

 

Elastic Fibre Content with Age

 

Classification of Diseases of Periodontium

 

 

 

AAP Classification of Periodontal Diseases (1999)

 

 

Epidemiology of Gingival and Periodontal Diseases

Gingival Index, PMA Index, CPITN Index

Bleeding Point Index

 

Periodontal Disease Index, OHI-S

 

Dental Plaque, Calculus, Etiological Factors

Biofilm, Types of Dental Plaque

Pellicle, Material Alba

Calculus, Formation of Plaque

Modes of Attachment of Plaque

Crystals in Calculus

Specific and Non-Specific Plaque Hypothesis

Bacterial Microbiology- Predominant Bacteria in Plaque

Early Colonizers and Secondary Invaders

Corncob Structures, Coaggregation

Prevotella Intermedium & A.A.Comitans

Bacterial Enzymes

DNA Probes, BANA Test

Perioscan, Periogard

 

Smoking and Periodontium

Impact of Smoking on Periodontium

 

Host Response

Cytokines, Prostaglandins

Host Modulation Therapy

 

Trauma from Occlusion

Stages of TFO, Fremitus Test

Adaptive Re-modelling of Periodontium

Pathological Migration

Glickman’s Concept

Bruxism, Facets

Occlusal Appliances

 

Systemic Disease and Periodontium

Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Medically Compromised Patients

Periodontal Therapy In Pregnancy

Scurvy, Chediak Higashi Syndrome

Diabetes and Periodontium

AIDS and Periodontium

Infective Endocarditis

Leukemia

 

Dental Implants

Indications and Contraindications

Osteoinduction, Osteoconduction

Osseointegration, Peri-Implantitis

 

Defence Mechanism of Gingiva

Gingival Crevicular Fluid

Measurement and Collection

Periotron, Periopaper

Increased GCF

Effect of Smoking on GCF

Lugol’s Solution

Drugs Detected in GCF

Role of Saliva

 

Gingivitis

Bleeding on Probing

Acute and Chronic Gingivitis

Stages of Gingivitis

Gingival Recession

Stillman’s Cleft

Mccall’s Festoons

 

Gingival Enlargements

Classification,

Conditioned Enlargement

Drug Induced Enlargement, Idiopathic Enlargement

Pyogenic Granuloma

Gingival Abscess, Epulis

 

Acute Gingival Infections

ANUG, Staging of NUG

Herpetic Gingivostomatitis

Aphthae, Gingival Abscess

 

 

Desquamative Gingivitis

Chronic Desquamative Gingivitis

Pemphigoid

 

Gingival and Periodontal Diseases in Children and Young Adolescents

Prepubertal Periodontitis

Papillon- Lefevre Syndrome

 

Periodontal Pocket

Classification of Pocket

Suprabony and Infrabony

Microtopography of Gingival Wall

Complex Pocket

 

Bone Loss in Periodontal Diseases

Osseous Craters

Patterns of Defects

Reversed Architecture, Lipping

 

Periodontitis

Chronic Periodontitis

LAP, Juvenile Periodontitis

 

Periodontal Abscess

Acute and Chronic Periodontal Abscess

Difference Between Acute and Chronic Periodontal Abscess

 

Halitosis

Causes of Halitosis & Treatment

Food Impaction, Halimeter

 

Diagnosis, Prognosis, Treatment Plan

Aids in Clinical Diagnosis, Probes

PSR, Radiographs, Collagenase

Prostaglandins, BANA Test

FSEI, PCR, Periotron

Latex Agglutination

Culture Tests, Miller’s Tooth Mobility

Percussion Test, Periotest

CADIA, Prognosis

Phases of Periodontal Therapy

Maintenance Phase

 

Periodontal Instrumentation

Classification, Curettes, Electrosurgery

Kirkland Knife, Florida Probe

WHO Probe, William’s Probe

Perioretriever, Finger Rests

Stabilization, Ultrasonic Scalers

Cavitation, Foster Miller Probe

Naber’s Probe, Scalers

 

Plaque control

Antiplaque/Anticalculus Agents

Dental Tape, Dental Floss

Brushes, Interdental Cleaning Aids

Water Pik,

Toothbrushing Techniques

Chlorhexidine

Modified Stillman’s Technique

Modified Bass Method

Disclosing Agents

Charter’s Technique

Periochip, Sanguinarine

 

 

Furcation Involvement and Management

Classification, Root Resection

Hemisection, Bicuspidisation

Osteoplasty

 

Periodontal Surgery and Osseous Surgery

Gingivectomy, Incisions

Periodontal Splints, Bone Swaging

Types of Grafts, Gtr

Root Biomodification

Periodontal Flap Surgery

Modified Widman

Laterally/Apically Positioned Flap

Miller’s Classification

Tarnow’s Technique

Langer’s Technique, Types of Sutures

Regeneration in Periodontal Therapy

Root Conditioning Materials

Gore Tex, Iso/Allo/Xenografts

Periodontal Pack-

Eugenol and Non Eugenol

Lasers in Periodontal Surgery

Loupes, Microsurgery

 

Endo-Perio Lesions

 

Classification

Retrograde Periodontitis

 

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Hope that this article will surely assist you to excel in your preparation of Periodontics for NEET MDS 2017!

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