periodontal

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per·i·o·don·tal

 (pĕr′ē-ə-dŏn′tl)
adj.
1. Surrounding or encasing a tooth: a periodontal ligament.
2. Relating to or affecting tissue and structures surrounding and supporting the teeth.

per′i·o·don′tal·ly adv.

periodontal

(ˌpɛrɪəˈdɒntəl)
adj
(Dentistry) of, denoting, or affecting the gums and other tissues surrounding the teeth: periodontal disease.

per•i•o•don•tal

(ˌpɛr i əˈdɒn tl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the periodontium or the periodontal membrane.
2. of or pertaining to periodontics.
3. surrounding or associated with a tooth.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.periodontal - of or relating to or involving or practicing periodontics; "periodontal disease"
Translations
parodontal

periodontal

[perɪˈdɒntl] ADJperiodontal

per·i·o·don·tal

a. periodontal, localizado alrededor de un diente.

periodontal

adj periodontal
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The aggressive periodontal disease, with premature and extensive tooth loss, is a cardinal sign of PLS.
For these reasons, there will be more emphasis on risk factors, such as genetics, in the prediction of who is likely to develop more aggressive periodontal disease and who will respond better to certain treatments," commented Ken Kornman "We are leading in this effort at Interleukin through our research into the genetics of inflammation with our work in IL-1, where we have already developed DNA risk assessment tests for cardiovascular disease and for periodontitis.

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