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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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LTC Johnson is the Assistant Director, US Army Advanced Education Program in Periodontics, Army Postgraduate Dental School, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Fort Gordon, Georgia.
Hurzeler, "Covering of gingival recessions with a modified microsurgical tunnel technique: case report," International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, vol.
In 1966, the AAP World Workshop in Periodontics suggested only one form of periodontitis: chronic marginal periodontitis.
He is a past president of the AAP and the Northeast Society of Periodontics as well as a former AAP district trustee, member of the Continuing Education Committee, and board liaison to the Academy's Continuing Education and Oversight Committee.
[2] Post Graduate Student, Department of Periodontics and Implantology, Vishnu Dental College and Hospital, Andhra Pradesh.
Amnion membrane is an allograft with many unique properties that make it a promising new substitute in the field of periodontics. It contains a variety of specialized proteins such as fibronectin, laminin, proteoglycans, glycosaminoglycan's and collagen type IV, V and VII.
Manual search: Journal of Periodontology, Journal of Periodontal Research, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, and International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry were manually searched for articles published through January 1992 to January 2015.
in: Annals of Periodontology World Workshop in periodontics. American Academy of Periodontics, Chicago; 1996: 621-25.
Reid Lester of Lester Periodontics and Implants in Jackson specializes in the treatment of gum problems and the surgical placement of dental implants.
Senior author Dana Graves, professor in Penn Dental Medicine's Department of Periodontics, collaborated with Penn's Bhaskar Ponugoti, Fanxing Xu, Chenying Zhang, Chen Tian and Sandra Pacio, to investigate the role of FOX01 in wound healing.
Summary: The Saudi dental consultant, who won international attention in periodontics and implant dentistry, has started practical application of his invention for the benefit of patients.
A Queensway lecture series will be launched later in the year, with a number of lectures running throughout 2012 on topics including oral surgery, orthodontics (dealing with teeth alignment etc), endodontics (root canal surgery) and periodontics (gum disease etc).