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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19] Chronic periodontitis patients were characterised into three categories depending on level of average clinical attachment loss, slight: 1-2 mm CAL, moderate: 3-4 mm CAL and severe: [greater than or equal to] 5 mm CAL.
investigated the probing attachment loss on "non-molar sites, molar flat surface sites, and molar furcation sites" and found that furcation sites had the highest percentage of attachment loss.
One healthy periodontal site per quadrant, with absence of inflammation and/or attachment loss, was sampled in the control group.
The results of clinical attachment loss (CAL) showed that code 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 were statistically significant because p value was 0.
Chronic periodontitis patients (n=30) displayed clinical attachment loss of 4-9 mm and gingival inflammation in at least 3 posterior teeth.
Our working group also compared data from dental practices with data from SHIP using probing depth, clinical attachment loss, and the age-specific number of teeth as benchmarking profiles [2] and found a high correlation between attachment loss and the number of teeth [19].
A 41 percent increase of risk of the connective tissue attachment loss of [greater than or equal to] 5 mm was estimated in the case of men with visible abdominal obesity [6].
A comprehensive periodontal examination was done including parameters like Oral Hygiene Index Simplified (OHIS)[19],Gingival Bleeding Index (GBI) [20] and Clinical Attachment Loss (CAL) [21].
KEY WORDS: Apical root resorption, Bone dehiscence after orthodontic treatment, Periodontal attachment loss.
Previous NHANES estimates of periodontal disease relied on partial mouth periodontal examination (PMPE) protocols that collected measurements from two randomly selected quadrants of the mouth and assessed probing depth and attachment loss at two sites per tooth.
All women underwent cone-beam computed tomography of the jaw and a complete periodontal examination to determine the plaque score, periodontal probing depth, clinical attachment loss, bleeding on probing, and alveolar bone height.