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Synonyms for periodontitis

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

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Based on clinical examination and radiographic findings, a diagnosis of chronic irreversible pulpitis with apical periodontitis was made and a non-surgical endodontic treatment and reattachment of the fracture fragments using a nano composite was performed.
Considering apical periodontitis as a long-lasting inflammatory disease, it seems reasonable to hypothesize the mechanisms involved with occurrence of exhausted T lymphocytes at such lesions.
Association of end-stage renal disease with radiographically and clinically diagnosed apical periodontitis: a hospital-based study.
Accuracy of periapical radiography and cone-beam computed tomography scans in diagnosing apical periodontitis using histopathological findings as a gold standard.
Vera, "Microbial status of apical root canal system of human mandibular first molars with primary apical periodontitis after "one-visit" endodontic treatment," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics, vol.
Roijas, "Community as the unit of pathogenicity: An emerging concept as to the microbial pathogenesis of apical periodontitis," Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, vol.
Many histological studies of regenerative endodontic procedures of immature teeth with necrotic pulps and apical periodontitis have been investigated in animal models and humans and show that the tissues formed in the canal space were mineralized tissue similar to cementum and bone, and fibrous connective tissue resembling periodontal ligament (18, 20, 31-34).
Possible relationships with the patient age, patient gender, tooth type, tooth region, presence of previous root canal treatment and the presence of apical periodontitis lesions were evaluated.
Tooth extractions which most often are due to infections such as marginal or apical periodontitis have been found to predict mortality in individuals with diabetes [10, 11].
According to Ricucci et al., 2014 [7], 49 out of 167 apical periodontitis lesions were analyzed and diagnosed as cysts but only 4 of them were lined by a ciliated columnar epithelium.