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periodontitis

(ˌpɛrɪədɒnˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Dentistry) dentistry the inflammation of periodontal tissue
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per•i•o•don•ti•tis

(ˌpɛr i oʊ dɒnˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
1. inflammatory disease of the periodontium.
[1870–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.periodontitis - a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
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
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Translations
paradentóza

periodontitis

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References in periodicals archive ?
As it is a complete system that branch along the lateral, apical and furcal portal of exits.1 An infected root canal system space harbours microorganisms and endotoxins2, which are primary cause of apical periodontitis.3,4 Success and failure of the endodontic treatment is related to the absence and presence of apical periodontitis, consequently the mechanical and chemical aspects of treatment are aimed at removal of these microorganisms and necrotic pulpal tissue completely from the canal system.5
However, the correlation between PD-1 signals and T-cell exhaustion in lesions from patients with chronic apical periodontitis has not been described.
Population-based surveys, especially those on pulp diseases, apical periodontitis (AP), and root canal treatment (RCT) have high costs because of the need of clinical and radiographic examinations, trained and qualified professionals, and time-consuming diagnosis.
Apical Periodontitis: Histological and Morphometric Characterization of Radicular Cysts and Periapical Granulomas
However, multiple-visit endodontic treatment is usually accepted as a safe and reliable option.2 Dentinal tubules harbour polymicrobes and endotoxins which have been associated directly with apical periodontitis. These bacterial colonies, especially enterococcus (E.) faecalis, can't be eliminated from the canals completely by either single or multiple-visit endodontics.3 According to reports, single-visit endodontics might not be as efficient in reducing endotoxins as multiple-visit treatment.2 Intra-canal medicaments are used in multiple visit root canal treatment to augment the mechanical procedure.6 The inter-visit placement of canal medication basically aims at reducing and retarding growth of bacteria and, hence, preventing the risk of inflammation in periradicular tissues.7,8
[3-6] It is isolated in pure culture or as a major component of the flora of previously root-filled teeth with chronic apical periodontitis. [5]
According to the index, each tooth was categorized as having a normal periapical structure (score 1), small changes in bone structure (score 2), changes in bone structure with some mineral loss (score 3), periodontitis with well-defined radiolucent areas (score 4), or severe apical periodontitis with exacerbating features (score 5).
If orthograde retreatment and endodontic microsurgery of a tooth with apical periodontitis are not feasible, intentional replantation has been considered the last means of retaining a natural tooth that would otherwise be lost to extraction [17-20].
Periapical radiolucent lesion revealed chronic apical periodontitis (CAP) consisting of mostly lymphocytic infiltrate (LY).
Apical periodontitis refers to inflammatory disease of apical periradicular tissues caused by microbial infection within the root canal system of the implicated tooth.
Apical periodontitis can be defined as an inflammation and destruction of periradicular tissues caused by etiological agents of endodontic origin [12].