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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

/peri·odon·tics/ (-don´tiks) the branch of dentistry dealing with the study and treatment of diseases of the periodontium.

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.

periodontics

[-don′tiks]
Etymology: Gk, peri, around, odous, tooth
the branch of dentistry concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases of the periodontium. Also called periodontia, periodontology.

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]

periodontics (per´ēōdon´tiks),

n the art and science of examination, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting the periodontium; a study of the supporting structures of the teeth, including not only the normal anatomy and physiology of these structures but also the deviations from normal.
periodontics, concept of cure in,
n the idea that a successful result in periodontal therapy consists of restoring any tooth or collection of teeth to functional capability, regardless of whether they are able to function alone or require stabilization to survive.

periodontics

the branch of dentistry dealing with the study and treatment of diseases of the periodontium.
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