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periodontal

 [per″e-o-don´t'l]
around a tooth; pertaining to the periodontium.
periodontal disease any disease of the periodontium, such as periodontitis or gingivitis. Sometimes it is a manifestation of a systemic disease.

per·i·o·don·tal

(per'ē-ō-don'tăl),
Around a tooth.
[peri- + G. odous, tooth]

periodontal

(pĕr′ē-ə-dŏn′tl)
adj.
1. Surrounding or encasing a tooth: a periodontal ligament.
2. Relating to or affecting tissue and structures surrounding and supporting the teeth.

per′i·o·don′tal·ly adv.

per·i·o·don·tal

(perē-ō-dontăl )
Around a tooth.
[peri- + G. odous, tooth]

Periodontal

Pertaining to the gums.
Mentioned in: Oral Hygiene

per·i·o·don·tal

(perē-ō-dontăl )
Around a tooth.
Synonym(s): paradental, pericemental, peridental.
[peri- + G. odous, tooth]
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(7) Obesity, weight gain, and increased waist circumference may contribute to the development of periodontal disease.
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Case-control studies from USA, [9-11] Saudi Arabia, [12] Hungary, [13] Croatia, [14] Brazil, [15] Iran, [16] and India [17] reported the association between periodontal disease and PTB/PLBW.
Una disminucion en el numero de dientes en perros puede ser causado por agenesia (mayormente en pequenas razas braquiocefalicas), pero usualmente la mayor causa de perdida dentaria es a consecuencia de enfermedad periodontal. Mayormente se reporta la perdida del tercer molar inferior, los primeros premolares superiores e inferiores y los incisivos (Kyllar y Witter, 2005).
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