Year: 2018 | Month: January | Volume: 3 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 15-17
Classifications for Furcation Involvement
Dr. Amit Mani1, Dr. Rosiline James2, Dr. Shubhangi Mani3
1H.O.D. and Professor, Dept. of Periodontics, Rural Dental College, Loni, Ahmednagar, India
2Post Graduate student, Dept. of Periodontics, Rural Dental College, Loni, Ahmednagar, India
3Professor, Dept. of Orthodontics, Rural Dental College, Loni, Ahmednagar, India
Corresponding Author: Dr. Rosiline James
Furcation involvement is the invasion of bifurcation and trifurcation of teeth by periodontal disease. Furcally-involved teeth present unique challenges to the success and prognosis of periodontal therapy. Anatomical and morphological complicating factors dictate modifications in treatment approaches used for managing these areas and also affect the maintenance. This paper reviews the classifications for furcation involvement.
Key words: Furcation involvement.