pyorrhoea


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py·or·rhoe·a

 (pī′ə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of pyorrhea.

pyorrhoea

(ˌpaɪəˈrɪə) or

pyorrhea

n
1. (Pathology) inflammation of the gums characterized by the discharge of pus and loosening of the teeth; periodontal disease
2. (Dentistry) inflammation of the gums characterized by the discharge of pus and loosening of the teeth; periodontal disease
ˌpyorˈrhoeal, ˌpyorˈrhoeic, ˌpyorˈrheal, ˌpyorˈrheic adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pyorrhoea - discharge of puspyorrhoea - discharge of pus      
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
2.pyorrhoea - chronic periodontitis; purulent inflammation of the teeth sockets
periodontal disease, periodontitis - a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth
pericementoclasia - pus pocket formation around a tooth
Translations

pyorrhoea

pyorrhea (US) [ˌpaɪəˈrɪə] Npiorrea f
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She further emphasized that Oral health is fast emerging as a serious challenge for the dental healthcare providers facing steady surge in the incidence of pyorrhoea and series of other gum diseases coupled with early tooth decay due to poor hygienic practices among many of the people.
The two most common dental diseases that prevailed in our society are the decay of teeth and pyorrhoea and the early decay of teeth can be prevented if sugar in-take is reduced.