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1

T/F
chronic periodontitis rapidly progresses
aggressive periodontitis slowly progresses

F
F
(opposites)

2

Which type of periodontitis are common for adults? for children?

chronic
aggressive

3

what is the primary defense against bacteria in sulcus?

neutrophils

4

what is released from biofilm that invade connective tissue and possibly epithelial cells?

planktonic bacteria/microcolonies

5

T/F
Tissue invasive bacteria.....
---------activate osteoclastic activity
---------block osteoblastic activity

F - they prolong osteoclastic activity
T

6

T/F bacterial species in periodontal pocket....
-----are saccharolytic
-----are only gram negative

F - they are proteolytic
F - they are gram + and -

7

which bacteria are in the red complex?

porphyromonas gingivalis (PG)
tanerella forsythia (TF)
treponema denticola (TD)

8

which species are associated with LAP?

aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans

9

T/F
periodontal pathogens are very transmissible between spouses
periodontal pathogens are transmissible by lifestyle choices like smoking and poor oral hygiene

F - they are not very transmissible between people

T