periodontitis

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  • noun

Synonyms for periodontitis

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

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reuteri was beneficial as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in patients with chronic periodontitis and moderately deep pockets.
Interaction Between oral lichen planus and chronic Periodontitis with Th17-Associated cytokines in serum.
39,40) Application of subantimicrobial-dose doxycycline in gingival crevicular fluid of patients with chronic periodontitis adjunctive to mechanical treatment with scaling and root planing resulted in a significant decrease in IL-17, implying a role for T-cell-dependent activity in the resolution of periodontal inflammation.
Based on their findings, Divaris and his team propose that genes in the immune and nervous systems play off of one another to predispose people to chronic periodontitis, and that smoking interacts with these genes to increase that risk.
Thirty chronic periodontitis patients were included in the double blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial that lasted for 42 days.
Antimicrobial periodontal treatment decreases serum C-reactive protein, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, but not adiponectin levels in patients with chronic periodontitis.
BACKGROUND: Chronic periodontitis (CP) has been associated with cardiovascular diseases.
parvulum, have been identified as agents of chronic periodontitis (4,5).
Researchers have shown the NDM fraction to be a potent inhibitor of biofilm formation and attachment of Porphyromonas gingivalis, the major etiological agent of chronic periodontitis.
The aim of this study was to determine whether severe generalized chronic periodontitis (CP) in a Turkish population was associated with polymorphisms in the VDR gene.
Periodontal pathogens in atheromatous plaques isolated from patients with chronic periodontitis.
Application of this chip in chronic periodontitis as an adjunct to scaling and rootplaning procedures has shown reduction in probing pocket depth, gingival bleeding and clinical attachment level compared to scaling and rootplaning alone.
Thankfully, aggressive periodontitis is not the most common form of gum disease; chronic periodontitis is the most common and hazardous form.
Loe says, "It is most likely that research on juvenile periodontitis may throw additional light and give new clues to understanding the subtleties of the adult, slow-developing, chronic periodontitis.
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