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periodontitis

(ˌpɛrɪədɒnˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Dentistry) dentistry the inflammation of periodontal tissue

per•i•o•don•ti•tis

(ˌpɛr i oʊ dɒnˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
1. inflammatory disease of the periodontium.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations
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periodontitis

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Although Aa is mostly related to aggressive periodontitis, evidence does show that it is frequently present in chronic periodontitis as well.
15) Likewise, in patients with localized aggressive periodontitis, neutrophils exhibit reduced chemotaxis and various other functional abnormalities.
The aim of this study was to investigate interleukin(IL)-6(-174) and IL-10(-597) gene polymorphisms in generalized aggressive periodontitis (GAgP) patients.
24) detected significantly higher IL-[beta] and IL-6 in GCF from patients with chronic periodontitis and aggressive periodontitis compared with the healthy group.
B-cell/plasma-cell nature of the aggressive periodontitis lesion makes it likely obe Th2mediated lesion.
Walker, "Matrix metalloproteinase levels in children with aggressive periodontitis," Journal of Periodontology, vol.
The current study regards to the detection and quantification of herpes viruses in chronic and aggressive periodontitis and correlate with
Although additional research is needed to strengthen the evidence and make a clinical recommendation for aPDT use, there is some evidence to support the use of aPDT as an adjunct to scaling and root planing (SRP), but not as a monotherapy, in the treatment of chronic and aggressive periodontitis (AgP).
Occurrence of periodontopathic and superinfecting bacteria in chronic and aggressive periodontitis subjects in a Colombian population.
The present study aimed to evaluate the peripheral leptin concentration in patients with aggressive periodontitis (AgP) and to explore the relationship between leptin and systemic inflammation.
28) Bostanci et al (2007) reported that there were no differences in RANKL and OPG levels between chronic and generalized aggressive periodontitis groups.
COMBINED ORTHODONTIC-PERIODONTAL TREATMENT IN PATIENTS WITH TREATED AND CONTROLLED AGGRESSIVE PERIODONTITIS

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