attachment loss

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at·tach·ment loss

(ă-tachmĕnt laws)
A periodontal condition with loss of the tissues that attach the tooth to the alveolar process.
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We characterized attachment loss by two methods: an extent index and a mean bone loss score.
The geometric mean PbB was incrementally greater as the extent of attachment loss and severity of alveolar bone loss increased.
8 and clinical attachment loss > 4mm Number of sites with probing depth > 5mm and 9 8 clinical attachment loss > 4mm Table 2: Mean and standard deviation of birth weight (g) and number of gestational weeks in control and case groups Variables Case Group Control Group Gestational weeks 37.
examined the relationship between oral health parameters and CHD and found that the mean attachment loss was significantly associated with CAD and the mean pocket depth was also positively associated with CAD[6].
They did not include clinical attachment loss as an indicator of periodontal disease.
Approximately 14% of adults aged 45 to 54 have severe periodontal disease, measured as 6 millimeters of periodontal attachment loss (gum recession).
Generalized periodontal infection was defined as 90 or more tooth sites with periodontal ligament attachment loss of 3 mm or more.
As a result, abscesses, progressive attachment loss and deep periodontal pockets may develop and be undetected.
Sucular debridement is the removal of diseased or inflamed soft tissue in the periodontal pockets to improve clinical indices including gingival index, gingival bleeding index, probe depth, attachment loss and tooth mobility.
Each patient had at least two sites with attachment loss of at least 6mm and radiographic evidence of intrabony or furcation defects.