periodontist


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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.

periodontist

(ˌpɛrɪəˈdɒntɪst)
n
(Dentistry) a practitioner of periodontics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.periodontist - a dentist specializing in diseases of the gums and other structure surrounding the teeth
dental practitioner, dentist, tooth doctor - a person qualified to practice dentistry
Translations

periodontist

n periodoncista mf
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With nearly 30 years of experience as a practicing periodontist in Chicago, Dr.
If your dentist spots early signs of gum trouble, a visit to a gum specialist -- a periodontist -- might be needed for treatment.
Visiting expert Dr Hatem Algraffee, a specialist periodontist and lecturer based in London, explained that diabetes patients have an increased risk of suffering from gum disease.
The AAP recommends regular flossing, brushing twice a day, and undergoing yearly comprehensive periodontal evaluations for the prevention of periodontal disease, which is treatable and often reversible with proper and timely care from a periodontist.
Periodontist Wayne Aldredge, president of the American Academy of Periodontology, says, "The value of being able to chew and smile for a lifetime is at the core of the various treatment therapies a periodontist provides.
Contract notice: Buy dental chairs and an adaptation hall centre for oral disease and periodontist at the dental clinic.
Characteristics of patients referred from the general dentist to the periodontist also changed from patients with moderate and severe periodontitis to patients with severe periodontitis and fewer teeth.
Periodontal disease can be linked to a lot of systemic diseases, while having major effects on the health of the supporting structures of your teeth," says Sasha Ross, DMD, a Cleveland Clinic periodontist.
Mick graduated from the University of Illinois, the University of Illinois Dental School, Tufts University and was a board certified periodontist.
Newhouse, DDS, MS, President of the P and a practicing periodontist in Independence, Missouri, said.
This could easily be achieved by identifying a dentist and/or periodontist who can be part of the referral network within the medical practice.