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(Dentistry) dentistry the inflammation of periodontal tissue


(ˌpɛr i oʊ dɒnˈtaɪ tɪs)

1. inflammatory disease of the periodontium.
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


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Its versatility enables dentists to treat a wide range of soft and hard tissue conditions - ranging from moderate periodontitis to cavities to implant related procedures - all with a single, minimally-invasive device.
3) Moderate Periodontitis is defined as loss of between 25% to 50% of the total attachment apparatus of a tooth.
However, the frequency of periodontitis in women with and without PCOS was not statistically significant in a recent study conducted by Porwal et al [23] which is contradictory to our study where in moderate periodontitis was higher in PCOS group compared to healthy control group without PCOS.
5 percent among patients with mild or moderate periodontitis and those without gum disease, respectively.
23) The study included men and women aged 20-60 years with moderate or severe gingivitis (gingival index score of 2 or 3), and moderate periodontitis (less than 6 mm probing pocket depth).
Moderate periodontitis Variable Control group (baseline) PPD (mm) 1.
Based on clinical and radiological examination patient was diagnosed as generalised chronic moderate periodontitis.

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