General principles of healing pertinent to the periodontal problem.

D. V. Messadi, C. N. Bertolami

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The healing process involves a series of coordinated procedures initiated by injury and directed toward restoring structural and functional integrity of the disrupted tissues. Wound healing begins immediately after tissue injury occurs and requires close control of degenerative and regenerative processes, which involve numerous cell types and complex interactions between multiple biochemical cascades.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)443-457
Number of pages15
JournalDental clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Dentistry


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