What this means is that the condition can occur in the mouth, since the mouth also has tissues that can be stressed through repetitive activities such as speaking, chewing, easting among others, as per the subject matter experts over at vita dental spring, leading to dental periostitis, which is also referred to as gumboil.
As far as the types of periostitis are concerned, the condition can be broadly being divided into 2 types:
1. Acute Periostitis
2. Chronic Periostitis