periodontia


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per·i·o·don·tia

 (pĕr′ē-ə-dŏn′shə)
n.
Periodontics.

periodontics, periodontia

the branch of dentistry that studies and treats disease of the bone, connecting tissue, and gum surrounding a tooth. — periodontist, n. — periodontic, adj.
See also: Teeth
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Noun1.periodontia - the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the gums and other structures around the teeth
dental medicine, dentistry, odontology - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
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Higher percentages of children had healthy periodontia in private schools as compared to public schools.
Scaling and root planning (SRP) was done for improvement of the overall gingival health in the department of periodontia.
Os atendimentos ocorrem após triagem das necessidades, por meio das 12 clínicas: Endodontia, Prótese, Periodontia, Estomatologia, Cirurgia, Dentística, Preventiva, Integrada Adulto, Integrada Infantil, Oclusão, Odontopediatria e Urgência.