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Synonyms for periodontitis

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

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5-20% of population suffer from severe generalized periodontitis, though mild to moderate periodontitis affects a majority of adults.
So patients with moderate periodontitis should receive non-surgical therapy to halt periodontal disease and limit the extent of surgical intervention needed in the future.
To treat mild to moderate periodontitis, Atrix has combined the ATRIGEL(R) Drug Delivery System with the antibiotic doxycycline.
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