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This normalcy or balance is important in maintaining the normal periodontal ligament space.
An intra oral periapical radiograph of the region at the time of recurrence revealed widening of the periodontal ligament space of the mandibular central incisors and mesial of right mandibular lateral incisors.
The dental record of the child had an orthopantomogram (Fig 2a) made a year previously, which revealed that teeth 14, 12, 21, 22 had not been lost then, however they showed excessive periodontal defects with widened periodontal ligament space, loss of crestal bone height and no caries.