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(Dentistry) dentistry the inflammation of periodontal tissue


(ˌpɛr i oʊ dɒnˈtaɪ tɪs)

1. inflammatory disease of the periodontium.
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


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Although Aa is mostly related to aggressive periodontitis, evidence does show that it is frequently present in chronic periodontitis as well.
Most chronic periodontitis patients respond favorably to conventional surgical therapy and lose few teeth long-term, given an appropriate maintenance interval after surgery and a proper personal oral hygiene regimen.
The women were classified as having chronic periodontitis based on American Academy of Periodontology 1999 consensus classification of periodontal diseases.
Type 2 Diabetes have been recognized to be an independent risk factor for chronic periodontitis, the risk increased to 3 folds in diabetics as compared to non-diabetics.
The impact of this was seen in a clinical trial of people with chronic periodontitis.
Objective: Chronic periodontitis is a world-wide infectious and inflammatory disease and may have a relationship with other inflammatory diseases such as fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS).
Twenty-eight female patients were divided into four groups: pSS patients with or without chronic periodontitis (SCP, SC, respectively), and systemically healthy patients with or without chronic periodontitis (CP, C, respectively).
Effect of treatment of chronic periodontitis on levels of serum markers of acute-phase inflammatory and vascular responses.
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.
Several studies have suggested that IL-1[beta] levels can be used as a good biomarker to differentiate between healthy and chronic periodontitis sites [12,41,51, 53, 98].
CPI Code 1 was more in group A whereas code 2, 3, 4 was more in group B suggestive of periodontally healthy subjects in group A and subjects with chronic periodontitis in group B (Table 3).

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