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(Dentistry) dentistry the inflammation of periodontal tissue


(ˌpɛr i oʊ dɒnˈtaɪ tɪs)

1. inflammatory disease of the periodontium.
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Noun1.periodontitis - a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
disease - an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning
pyorrhea alveolaris, Riggs' disease, pyorrhea, pyorrhoea - chronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets
alveolar resorption - wasting of the bony socket
gingivitis - inflammation of the gums
ulatrophia - recession of the gums


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The correlation of gingival crevicular fluid interleukin-8 levels and periodontal status in localized juvenile periodontitis.
No female preponderance in juvenile periodontitis after correction for ascertainment bias.
Clinical, laboratory, and immunological studies of a family with a high prevalence of generalized prepubertal and juvenile periodontitis.
The juvenile periodontitis were divided into two clinical entities: localized juvenile periodontitis and generalized juvenile periodontitis, each with a different microbiology.
Doxycyclin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, utilized in the treatment of juvenile periodontitis.
Suppression of the periodontopathic microflora in localized juvenile periodontitis.
Crevicular fluid prostaglandin E levels as a measure of the periodontal disease status of adult and juvenile periodontitis patients.

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