chronic periodontitis

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Related to chronic periodontitis: aggressive periodontitis

marginal periodontitis

A sequela of gingivitis in which inflammation has spread apically to involve the alveolar process.

chronic periodontitis

Periodontitis in which there is gradual and persistent evidence of periodontal pocket formation, injury to the ligamentous attachments of the teeth, alveolar bone destruction, and eventually, dental loosening.
See also: periodontitis
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Clinical and biochemical evaluation of lozenges containing Lactobacillus reuteri as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal therapy in chronic periodontitis.
Levels of interleukin-17 in gingival crevicular fluid and in supernatants of cellular cultures of gingival tissue from patients with chronic periodontitis.
New bacterial species associated with chronic periodontitis.
Methods: Samples of venous blood and DNA were obtained from 72 patients with severe generalized chronic periodontitis and 102 healthy controls.
This review and meta-analysis show that IL1A and IL1B genetic variations are significant contributors to chronic periodontitis in Caucasians," said Dr.
and the important role of dental hygienists in identifying and treating patients at risk for chronic periodontitis and/or systemic disease.
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Buffalo have stressed on the need for increased efforts to prevent and treat chronic periodontitis, a form of gum disease, to reduce the risk for head and neck cancer.
To identify the bacterial flora characteristic of aggressive and chronic periodontitis.
47) They also noted that a published pilot study has already shown that pomegranate extract can reduce the clinical signs of chronic periodontitis.
The cranberry NDM fraction was shown to be a potent inhibitor of biofilm formation and attachment of Porphyromonas gingivalis, the major etiological agent of chronic periodontitis, to various proteins such as type I collagen and fibrinogen.
For this reason, it has to be discussed in the context of the high prevalence of chronic periodontitis which has an effect in up to 40% in mild forms of the disease, and in 10% in more severe forms in the adult population.

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