Your browser will redirect to your requested content general and systemic pathology pdf. The mouth is an important organ with many different functions. It is also prone to a variety of medical and dental disorders.
A great many diseases involve the mouth, jaws and orofacial skin. Some example pathologies which can involve the oral and maxillofacial region are listed. Some are more common than others, and this list is by no means complete. Periodontal refers to the area the infection affects, which include the teeth, gums, and tissues surrounding the teeth. Bacteria cause inflammation of the gums which become red, swollen and can bleed easily.