periodontitis


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periodontitis

(ˌpɛrɪədɒnˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Dentistry) dentistry the inflammation of periodontal tissue

per•i•o•don•ti•tis

(ˌpɛr i oʊ dɒnˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
1. inflammatory disease of the periodontium.
[1870–75]
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
Translations
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periodontitis

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In the different studies reported in literature a distribution may be noted, where the fimA II genotype is the most frequently found in patients with periodontitis, while in healthy patients the most frequent genotype is fimA I.
This study examined the effects of topical application of poly(P) on gingival connective tissue and its remodeling in a rat periodontitis model.
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Destructive periodontitis can neither initiate nor progress in the complete absence of a select group of etiologic bacteria.
In extreme cases severe periodontitis may cause painful mastication, extreme discomfort, loosening of teeth which may end up in tooth loss.
Previous research finds that periodontitis may be an early complication of diabetes.
La periodontitis cronica (PC) es una inflamacion de los tejidos gingivales que progresa hasta de la destruccion histologica del soporte dental (ligamento periodontal, cemento radicular y hueso alveolar), siendo el resultado de la interaccion microbiana del surco gingival y la respuesta inmunitaria del hospedero.
Previous studies by our group found that PAR-2 is overexpressed in the gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) of patients with moderate chronic periodontitis (MP).
A two-way relationship between diabetes mellitus and chronic periodontitis has been proposed that not only patients with T2DM are more susceptible to chronic periodontitis, but the presence of chronic periodontitis also affects glycaemic control.
Thirty-eight patients with chronic periodontitis who were receiving standard dental care (scaling and root planing) were randomly assigned to receive or not to receive 300 IU of vitamin E every other day for 3 months.
Background and Objective: Chronic periodontitis is a common oral health issue.