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Synonyms for periodontitis

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

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Observations on experimental marginal periodontitis in rats.
The periodontium responds to the aggression of the bacterial dental biofilm through inflammation, the moment of evolution and of inflammatory extension in the periodontium support tissues, marking the transformation of the gingivitis and superficial chronically marginal periodontitis into deep chronically marginal periodontitis.
There has been observed a correlation between the 35-50 aged group and occurrence of periodontal diseases (p<0,001) as a result of unadjusted fixed restored prosthetics, and these subscribe to the ordinary clinical forms of the periodontal disease(Gingivitis, chronic superficial marginal periodontitis, deep marginal periodontitis) to which can add manifestations of occlusion trauma.
Current status of the host response in chronic marginal periodontitis. J Periodontol 1981; 52: 477-491.
Dental foci were defined as caries apical and marginal periodontitis.
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