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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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Oral malodors in periodontally compromised patients were also related with thick tongue coating, as tongue is a territory for oral microorganisms and therefore the potential need for tongue cleaning as part of daily oral hygiene.17,18,22 Volatile sulphur compounds are a family of gases which are solely responsible for bad breath, a condition in which offensive odors are expelled from the oral cavity of an individual.
Periodontally accelerated osteogenic orthodontics combined with autogenous bone grafting.
Our in vivo results showed significantly higher CTSS expression levels in gingival biopsies from sites of periodontal inflammation over 12 days, as compared to periodontally healthy sites.
Further studies must be conducted in the future to compare the levels of resistin in the saliva and serum in both periodontally healthy and diseased patients in order to confirm the role of the periodontopathogenic bacteria in the induction of local resistin secretion in the saliva.
Comparative in vitro SEM study of a novel root canal irrigant-MTAD and conventional root biomodifiers on periodontally involved human teeth.
Studies with a larger sample, therefore relevant weights, showed an odds ratio of 1.15 or more of disease occurs among obese, or that individuals with periodontitis presented a difference of 2.70 to 3.96 Kg/[m.sup.2] over in BMI compared to periodontally healthy individuals.
Relative distribution of bacteria at clinically healthy and periodontally diseased sites in humans.
She was orthodontically treated in order to close the spaces, using Orthos[TM] 0.022" x 0.028" brackets (Ormco Corp., Orange, CA, USA[R]) provided with biomechanical properties based on light forces, thus maintaining the teeth group periodontally affected (figures 7 and 8).
Fixed retainers are used principally for long-term retention of treated orthodontic cases and for the permanent splinting of periodontally involved teeth [1].
Human PDL cells were derived from 21 periodontally healthy donors (mean age: 16.0 [+ or -] 1.4 years, min-max: 10-42 years; gender: 6 male/15 female; all normal weight), who had to undergo tooth extraction for orthodontic reasons.
Clinical and systemic effects of periodontally accelerated osteogenic orthodontics: a pilot study.
These groups of patients were compared between and against 229 (33.8%) periodontally healthy or gingivitis controls.

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