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periodontics

 [per″e-o-don´tiks]
the branch of dentistry dealing with the study and treatment of diseases of the periodontium.

per·i·o·don·tics

(per'ē-ō-don'tiks),
The branch of dentistry concerned with the study of the normal tissues and the treatment of abnormal conditions of the tissues immediately about the teeth.
Synonym(s): periodontia (2)
[peri- + G. odous, tooth]

periodontics

(pĕr′ē-ə-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the gums.

per′i·o·don′tic, per′i·o·don′ti·cal adj.
per′i·o·don′tist n.

per·i·o·don·tics

(per'ē-ō-don'tiks)
The branch of dentistry concerned with the study of the normal tissues and the treatment of abnormal conditions of the tissues immediately about the teeth.
[peri- + G. odous, tooth]

periodontics

The dental speciality concerned with the management of diseases of the PERIODONTIUM, especially GINGIVITIS and PERIODONTITIS.

per·i·o·don·tics

(per'ē-ŏ-don'tiks)
Branch of dentistry concerned with study of normal tissues and treatment of abnormal conditions of tissues immediately about teeth.
[peri- + G. odous, tooth]
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Interrelationship of orthodontics with periodontics and restorative dentistry.
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More research has been done on the use of PRF in oral surgery for bone augmentation, sinus lifts, and avulsion a sockets and in periodontics to correct intrabony defects (IBD), gingival recession, guided bone regeneration (GBR), and periapical lesions.
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When trying to determine if your family member may qualify for the "adjunctive dental care" benefit, you should know this: The regular TRICARE medical benefit does NOT cover routine, preventive, restorative, emergency non-adjunctive dental, prosthodontic or periodontic care that's not related to a medical condition.
The Orascoptic DK [TM] ENDO features the DK Fiber Lite Attachment, which holds the included disposable endodontic fibers; the Orascoptic DK [TM] PERIO features the same fiber lite attachment, but the included disposable fibers are for periodontic work.
The Orthodontist's Role in 21st Century Periodontic Prosthodontic Therapy.
She has experience in general, periodontic, pediatric, and orthodontic practices, and works part-time in a medical practice.
Chart 2: DANB Certified Assistants/Respondents Median Hourly Salary By Type of Practice 70% of respondents work as CDAs in general dentistry Percentage of Respondents Endodontic Assistant 2% $14.45 General Dentistry Dental Assistant 70% $15.00 Periodontic Assistant 3% $15.25 Pedodontic Assistant 4% $16.00 Oral Surgery Assistant 4% $16.25 Orthodontic Assistant 5% $16.27 Prosthodontic Assistant 1% $17.37 Note: Table made from bar graph.
From routine cleaning to root canal -- the topics covered may make this book the volume your family needs for home reference, with guidance on advances in pain relief, cosmetic dentistry, periodontic and orthodontic information, and the latest on prepaid dental plans and dental insurance programs.
Neither periodontic nor endodontic treatment can be considered in isolation; clinically, they are closely related, and this must influence the diagnosis and treatment.