The Periodontium

Publication ID Published Version
9091 January 30, 2012 1


A media file approximately 30 minutes with lecture notes, slides and instructor guide.


Khocht A. The Periodontium. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2012. Available from:

Contains Information Suitable for Patient Education

Educational Objectives

  1. To define the structures that compromise the periodontium.
  2. To describe the macroscopic and microscopic anatomy of the gingival tissues.
  3. To describe the formation of collagen in the gingival tissues.
  4. To describe the anatomy and function of the periodontal ligament.
  5. To describe the anatomy and function of cementum.
  6. To describe the anatomy and function of alveolar bone.


  • Gingiva, Periodontal Ligament, Alveolar Bone


  • Dental
    • Periodontics


  • Knowledge for Practice

Professional Interest

  • Instructional Materials/Methods
  • Oral Health

Instructional Methods

  • Independent Learning
  • Lecture

Academic Focus

  • Basic Sciences
    • Gross Anatomy
    • Histology

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Dental Student
    • Medical Student


  • Multimedia
  • Presentation

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