periodontic


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per·i·o·don·tics

 (pĕr′ē-ə-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the gums.

per′i·o·don′tic, per′i·o·don′ti·cal adj.
per′i·o·don′tist n.
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Adj.1.periodontic - of or relating to or involving or practicing periodontics; "periodontal disease"
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Studies show the use of PRF gel and PRF membrane in combination with a bone graft for treating a tooth with a combined periodontic endodontic lesion.
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The sections cover taking care of your mouth and teeth; visiting your dentist's office; dental care for infants and children; orthodontic, endodontic, periodontic, and orofacial procedures; oral diseases and disorders; health conditions that affect oral health; and finding and financing oral health in the US.
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COL Bisch is Chief of Periodontics, Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, and past Director of the US Army Periodontic Training Program, US Army Dental Activity, Fort Gordon, GA.
She has 10 years of experience in dentistry, including oral surgery, endodontics, esthetic techniques and periodontic surgery.
A similar situation has been described in other studies (11,21-25), which identified dental surgeons (DSs) as being restricted to basic outpatient clinical care (extractions, plaque disclosure, dietary guidance, topical application of fluoride, restorations, oral hygiene care and basic periodontic procedures), and oral health assistants (OHAs) as being centred on conventional activities (providing instruments for DSs, disinfection and sterilization of instruments and materials), without prioritizing collective actions (home visits, prevention and health promotion, and conducting community outreach meetings).
2002 Improved scarring at periodontic surgical sites after the use of Aloe Vera P Munoz, C.
Periodontic evaluations involving determination of depth of periodontal pockets and the level of connective tissue attachment were completed for facial and lingual, mesial and distal surfaces of all teeth, except for third molars.
Coverage also includes dental visits, including cavities, imaging, tooth pain, medications, sedation techniques, alternatives to drills, fillings, rebuilding and reshaping teeth, having a tooth pulled, and dentures; dental care for infants and children, including fluoride consumption during tooth development, preventing tooth decay, cavities, preventing sports-related orofacial injuries, teeth grinding or clenching, and oral conditions in children with special needs; and orthodontic, endodontic, periodontic, and orofacial procedures, such as root canals, implants, and oral surgeries.
Nevertheless no reference for this statement could be found in the English literature or in paediatric, periodontic or orthodontic text books [Wei and Lang, 1982; Proffit and Fields, 1986; Pinkham et al.