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Synonyms for periodontitis

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

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However, Sun et al (11) determined genotypes of the TaqI VDR gene in 24 cases of CP, 37 cases of early-onset periodontitis and 39 healthy controls and found no difference in the distribution of VDR TaqI genotypes between CP patients and controls.
Analysis of vitamin D and Fc gamma receptor polymorphisms in Japanese patients with generalized early-onset periodontitis.