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The most frequent sequelae of gingivitis is:

 # The most frequent sequelae of gingivitis is:
A. Gingivosis
B. Periodontosis
C. Periodontitis
D. Gingival atrophy



The correct answer is C. Periodontitis.

Studies of gingivitis support the conclusion that disease development is associated with selected alterations in the microbial composition of dental plaque and not just the result of an accumulation of plaque. Gingivitis was generally thought to precede the development of chronic periodontitis; however, many individuals demonstrate long-standing gingivitis that never advances to the destruction of the periodontal attachment.

Reference: Carranza's Clinical Periodontology, 12th Edition, Page no: 163

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