periodontitis

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Synonyms for periodontitis

a disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth

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This metabolic destabilization contributes to a stress response similar to that seen in periodontal disease.
Ayyaz Ali Khan told here Sunday that recent research revealed that the association between oral health and coronary diseases has been linked to the infection involved in periodontal diseases.
PDT may be an effective therapy for the treatment of periodontal diseases.
According to a new report from University College London entitled Periodontal Disease in Modern Day Britain, over half of all adults in Britain are suffering a dental condition known as Periodontitis(1).
Periodontal disease is estimated to affect 75% of the people in the United States to some extent, and 20 to 30% of the country's adults suffer moderate to severe forms of the disease.
While then highly controversial, the Keyes Technique stressed that the best defense against periodontal disease is a good home oral hygiene program that included routine cleaning with baking soda, salt, and peroxide.
A recent study from Belgium shows a significantly higher prevalence of periodontal disease in cardiac patients than suggested by earlier findings.
The ecological view of the mouth appears to be a promising approach to fighting periodontal diseases.
Giannobile, DDS, DMSc provided 12 and 24 month follow-up results from the pivotal clinical trial for the Company's lead product, GEM 21S Growth-factor Enhance Matrix, for the treatment of periodontal disease and gingival recession.
Resolution of inflammation: a new paradigm for the pathogenesis of periodontal diseases.
Systemic therapy has demonstrated success in periodontal diseases such as aggressive periodontitis (specifically the former juvenile and refractory periodontitis), where precise bacterial species have been identified.
We may be preserving teeth in children and young adults, only to have these teeth lost to periodontal diseases during adult life," says Herald Loe, director of the National Institute of Dental Research in Bethesda, Md.
at the Gordon Research Conference on Periodontal Diseases, June 4-9, 2006 in Barga, Italy.
Figure 5: Various Diagnostic Methods for Periodontal Diseases 15
NEW) An introduction to finding, locating, and assessing periodontal diseases.