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(ˌpɛr i əˈdɒn ʃəm, -ʃi əm)

n., pl. -tia (-ʃə, -ʃi ə)
the bone, connective tissue, and gum surrounding and supporting a tooth.
[1955–60; peri- + -odont + -ium2]
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Hence, IL-1[beta] levels in association with clinical periodontal parameters will give a better understanding of the effects of naswar, specifically on the periodontium.
Increased mobility or loosening of teeth is a chief symptom which is used to evaluate the status of the periodontium and success or failure of periodontal treatment.
Pronounced deleterious effects on periodontium and bone were also observed in abutment teeth as compared to adjacent teeth, which indicate direct impact of FSD on alveolar bone (p-value= 0.04).
Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting the supporting tissues of the tooth which are collectively called, the periodontium. (1) The main etiology for periodontal disease is the microbes in the dental plaque.
A variety of studies indicate that osteoporosis can affect the periodontium. Research has shown that fibroblasts in the periodontium respond to estrogen levels in osteoblasts, and this affects the overall health of the periodontium.
Consequently, the aim of this study was to investigate the effect of colchicine, which has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effects, on healthy periodontium and alveolar bone resorption in a rat model of experimental periodontitis, both histopathologically and histomorphometrically.
Objective: To observe the destructive effects of low frequency noise on periodontium with special emphasis on the alveolar bone.
In slow extrusion, with light forces (30 g), tensions of the periodontal fibers are delivered to the bone, and coronal migration of periodontium occurs (6).
The effect of hormonal contraceptive on the human periodontium. Journal of Periodontal.
Periodontitis is a chronic inflammatory and infectious disease affecting the periodontium, which is mainly caused by the periodontal pathogens and the subsequent reaction of the host to these pathogens.
It illustrates retreatment, emphasizing digital planning to assess the risk of treating the specific clinical case, advanced periodontal surgery for balance between a healthy periodontium and esthetics, soft tissue management to boost the biotype, and implant surgery, as well as advanced bone reconstruction in areas where there are biological limitations due to previous failed treatment.
The introduction section includes a chapter on the history, prevalence, and etiology of NCCLs and CDH, as well as a chapter on anatomical considerations, specifically enamel, dentin, and periodontium. The second section focuses on the mechanism of action, with chapters on stress, friction, and biocorrosion.