periodontopathic

per·i·o·don·to·path·ic

(perē-ō-dontō-pathik)
Denotes that which causes pathologic states in the peridontium. It typically describes bacteria that cause periodontal disease.

periodontopathic (per″ēōdonto´ path´ik),

n a substance capable of starting diseases in the surrounding tissue and supporting structures of the teeth.
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Antibacterial Activity of Curcumin Against Periodontopathic Bacteria.
Studies of the antibacterial activity of plant extracts and their constituents against periodontopathic bacteria.
Loop-mediated isothermal amplification method for rapid detection of the periodontopathic bacteria porphyromonas gingivalis, tannerella forsythia, and treponema denticola.
Periodontopathic bacteria possess a number of potential virulence factors and induce host inflammatory mediators, eventually leading to connective tissue degradation and alveolar bone resorption.
Periodontopathic microorganisms in peripheric blood after scaling and root planing.
Sodium fluoride substitutes of suspected periodontopathic bacteria.
Virulence factors and interactions with putative periodontopathic bacteria:
Determining the presence of periodontopathic virulence factors in short-term postmortem Alzheimer's disease brain tissue.
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Apart from periodontopathic bacteria there are numerous infectious agents and its interconnected cellular and humoral host response play a important role in periodontitis.
Occurrence of periodontopathic and superinfecting bacteria in chronic and aggressive periodontitis subjects in a Colombian population.