TY - CHAP A1 - Prapulla Devi Venkataramaiah A2 - Baswaraj Biradar ED1 - Fotinos S. Panagakos ED2 - Robin M. Davies Y1 - 2011-09-22 PY - 2011 T1 - Plaque Biofilm N2 - Gingival diseases are a family of distinct pathological entities that involve the gingival tissues. These signs and symptoms of these diseases are so prevalent in populations around the world that they are often considered to be "normal" features. The diseases are now classified into two main groups namely: Plaque-Induced and Non-Plaque Induced Gingival Diseases. This book provides dentists, dental hygienists, dental therapists and students with a comprehensive review of gingival diseases, their aetiology and treatment. BT - Gingival Diseases SP - Ch. 2 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/23686 DO - 10.5772/23686 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-19 ER -