Las tres C de la descripción gingival
Increased Pocket Depth

Increased Pocket Depth

Position of the gingival margin and junctional epithelium – The position of the gingival margin and junctional epithelium is influenced by the enlargement or recession of gingiva or by the apical migration of the junctional epithelium along the root surface.

Increased Pocket Depth – A probing depth of 4 mm or more is deeper than normal:

  • Increased pocket depth due to apical migration of the junctional epithelium

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