periodontic


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per·i·o·don·tics

 (pĕr′ē-ə-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the gums.

per′i·o·don′tic, per′i·o·don′ti·cal adj.
per′i·o·don′tist n.
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Adj.1.periodontic - of or relating to or involving or practicing periodontics; "periodontal disease"
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They cover fundamentals of oral physiology, periodontal considerations for the orthodontic patient, and orthopedic considerations for the periodontic patient.
Predictable endodontic and periodontic failures as a result of radicular anomalies.
Wang, "Periodontic and orthodontic treatment in adults," American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, vol.
Shah et al., "Characterization of Prevotella intermedia and Prevotella nigrescens isolates from periodontic and endodontic infections.," Journal of Periodontology, vol.
Furcation involvement: Periodontic, endodontic, and restorative interrelationships;p.
The outcome of nonpreventive dental visits included those with restorative (D2000-D2999), endodontic (D3000-D3999), periodontic (D4000-D4999), and/or all other dental (D5000-D7999, D9000D9999) procedures.
In addition to same-day dentistry, we provide patients with advanced care in one location by offering orthodontic, endodontic, periodontic and oral surgery specialty services.
Pre-programmed anatomic filters, including endodontic, periodontic and dentin-enamel junction filters, enhance image contrast according to diagnostic needs with one click.
COL Bisch is Chief of Periodontics, Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, and past Director of the US Army Periodontic Training Program, US Army Dental Activity, Fort Gordon, GA.
She has 10 years of experience in dentistry, including oral surgery, endodontics, esthetic techniques and periodontic surgery.
A similar situation has been described in other studies (11,21-25), which identified dental surgeons (DSs) as being restricted to basic outpatient clinical care (extractions, plaque disclosure, dietary guidance, topical application of fluoride, restorations, oral hygiene care and basic periodontic procedures), and oral health assistants (OHAs) as being centred on conventional activities (providing instruments for DSs, disinfection and sterilization of instruments and materials), without prioritizing collective actions (home visits, prevention and health promotion, and conducting community outreach meetings).
2002 Improved scarring at periodontic surgical sites after the use of Aloe Vera P Munoz, C.A.