periodontia


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per·i·o·don·tia

 (pĕr′ē-ə-dŏn′shə)
n.
Periodontics.
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periodontics, periodontia

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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Noun1.periodontia - the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the gums and other structures around the teeth
dental medicine, dentistry, odontology - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
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References in periodicals archive ?
Para garantir a linha de cuidado do usuario, alem da reestruturacao da atencao primaria, o Brasil Sorridente criou os Centros de Especialidades Odontologicas (CEO), que oferecem atendimento nas especialidades de cirurgia oral menor, diagnostico de cancer de boca e outras doencas de tecidos moles, periodontia, atencao aos pacientes com necessidades especiais e endodontia (Figura 2).
In: Lindhe, J.; Karring, T.; Lang, N.P.: Tratado de Periodontia Clinica e Implantologia Oral.
Recent ultrasonic dental studies including periodontia, without the use of an abrasive.
Rose, Periodontia: Medicina, Cirurgia e Implantes, Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2007.
Os CEO's sao constituidos por unidades de saude que devem oferecer a populacao, no minimo, servicos odontologicos de diagnostico voltados para a identificacao do cancer bucal, periodontia especializada, endodontia, cirurgia oral menor de tecidos moles e duros e atendimento a pacientes especiais (2).
Figueiredo, "From focal infection to periodontal medicine," Revista Periodontia, vol.
(3) Periodontal examination was done by a single examiner expert in periodontia to eliminate inter-examiner variability.