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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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* Fixed self-cure dentures severely effect abutment teeth and periodontium leading to periodontal pocket formation, gingival recession, and interdental bone loss tooth mobility leading to early abutment tooth loss.
Oral Examination: A full-mouth periodontal examination was carried out on each subject to obtain the Plaque Score (PS), Gingivitis Score (GS), Periodontal Pocket Depth (PPD), and Clinical Attachment Loss (CAL).
The purpose of this study was to determine whether repeated application of SRP + MM to a moderately inflamed periodontal pocket at 6-month intervals during PMT would stabilize alveolar bone height, improve clinical parameters, and decrease the level of inflammatory biomarkers when compared with SRP alone a period of 2 years.
(1-3) Supragingival air polishing directed into the periodontal pocket with glycine powder removes biofilm subgingivally up to 4mm, and research shows that subgingival air polishing removes biofilm and reduces periodontal pathogens in [greater than or equal to] 5mm periodontal pockets better than curettes, and in less time than debridement with hand or power-driven instruments.
And the periodontal pocket acts as a store for inflammatory mediators that have been associated with platelet aggregation, coagulation and deposition of cholesterol, leading to atherosclerosis and myocardial infarction," Dr Tareq says.
A midbuccal area with a narrow periodontal pocket > 10 mm was noted.
Perio-Mate's slim and flexible nozzle tip enables it to reach into the periodontal pocket for 3~6mm below the gingival margin.
This may lead to more inflammation and further plaque accumulation leading to transformation of the gingival sulcus into a periodontal pocket where plaque removal becomes impossible.
In conclusion, PAR-2 is associated with chronic periodontitis severity and with gingipain levels in the periodontal pocket, thus suggesting that PAR-2 expression in the GCF reflects the severity of destruction during periodontal infection.
The periodontal pocket dimensions were defined as the maximum limitation with the root of the near teeth based on common alveolar bone loss appearance in X-ray images and were as 1.8 mm around the implant for the incisor, 2 mm in the upper part (occlusal direction), and 1.8 mm in the lower part (root direction) for the first premolar and 3 mm in the upper part (occlusal direction) and 2 mm in the lower part (root direction) for the first molar (Table 1).

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