periodontal disease

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Synonyms for periodontal disease

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

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Epidemiological studies conducted in the United States, however implicate lifestyles as a significant factor leading to periodontal disease.
Epidemiological data from various countries suggests that periodontal disease (PD) represents a potential risk for PTB and PLBW.
There are a number of risk factors that contribute to the development of periodontal disease, and this report suggests that cannabis use may be one of them.
To add further complexity to the earlier conceptual models, there was a growing appreciation during this period which highlighted the genetic variations in the development and severity of periodontal disease which accounted for 30% to 60% of variability.
What to do: This study suggests, but doesn't prove, that sugars cause periodontal disease.
Cardiovascular disease and periodontal disease have many of the same contributing risk factors such as smoking, diabetes and age.
Periodontal disease results from several specific bacteria working in combination.
Your risk of periodontal disease rises with age: About 50 percent of Americans age 30 and older have the disease, but the prevalence rises to about 70 percent among those age 65 and older, CDC data indicate.
The original PST test, launched in 1997, was the first genetic test to evaluate a person's risk for developing periodontal disease.
It is known that by the age of 34, teeth are mostly lost due to caries, and after the age of 34 the cause is in most cases periodontal disease.
OraStrip QuickCheck Canine provides a readout within 10 seconds--indicating whether 8 dog has active periodontal disease.
Certainly additional and future research will help identify the precise relationship between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease; still, emphasis has been placed on the role of inflammation.
The new study says that periodontal disease may increase the risk for respiratory infections, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia.
Periodontal (gum) disease and heart disease are both caused by inflammatory processes, so it's no wonder that periodontal disease may aggravate and increase the risk of heart disease, and vice versa.
Later analyses showed that women with moderate to severe periodontal disease were 4.