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the branch of dentistry that studies and treats disease of the bone, connecting tissue, and gum surrounding a tooth. — periodontist, n. — periodontic, adj.See also: Teeth
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|Noun||1.||periodontia - the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the gums and other structures around the teeth|
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