periodontal

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Related to periodontal indices: periodontal disease index, Russell's periodontal index

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 authors stated, "the main obstacle in comparison of our results and other studies is highlighted by the variety of protocols and lack of consistency in the use of periodontal indices.