TY - CHAP A1 - Patrícia Abrahão A2 - Dagmar Ruth Stach-Machado ED1 - Fotinos S. Panagakos ED2 - Robin M. Davies Y1 - 2011-09-22 PY - 2011 T1 - Innate Immunite and Inflammation 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. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/25054 DO - 10.5772/25054 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-01-24 ER -