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pyorrhoea

(pī′ə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of pyorrhea.
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py·or·rhe·a

(pī'ŏ-rē'ă)
A purulent discharge.
Synonym(s): pyorrhoea.
[pyo- + G. rhoia, a flow]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pyorrhoea

1. A flow of PUS.
2. PERIODONTITIS with discharge of pus from the tooth sockets.
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py·or·rhe·a

(pī'ŏ-rē'ă)
Purulent discharge.
[pyo- + G. rhoia, a flow]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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He said that considering the plaque forms on teeth as quickly as four hours after brushing the best method in preventing pyorrhoea and periodontal diseases in general is through daily brushing and flossing with additional professional cleaning but surgical treatment may be required in instances of pyorrhoea.
About the causes of this Pyorrhoea Professor Dr Kashif Ali informed that the causes of pyorrhoea include health problems, improper diet, eating the wrong food excess sugar and general unhealthy lifestyle choices and the disease is also often related to a deficiency of vitamin C, calcium and folic acid.
About the causes of pyorrhoea Prof Noor Muhammad informed that its causes include health problems, improper diet, eating the wrong food, excess sugar and general unhealthy lifestyle choices and the disease is also often related to a deficiency of vitamin C, calcium and folic acid.