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Synonyms for periodontics

the branch of dentistry dealing with diseases of the gums and other structures around the teeth

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Rubino is one of Florida's most distinguished practitioners in periodontics and dental implants.
After completing dental school at the University of Florida - College of Dentistry, he completed a residency in periodontics and implantology at New York University.
Forced eruption: principles in periodontics and restorative dentistry.
Burkhart, who is adjunct associate professor in the Department of Periodontics at Texas A&M University, received the award along with colleague Terry Rees, DDS, MSD, professor and director of stomatology.
(23-25) For many of the specific procedures performed in periodontics, studies directly comparing smokers to nonsmokers appear in the literature.
This conference uniquely gathers many dental specialties, such as implant dentistry, orthodontics, endodontics, restorative and esthetic dentistry, pedodon- tics, periodontics, oral surgery, and dental photography, that all are centered on providing an excellent dental care to our patients.
Out of 1398 patients 613 (43.8%) were referred to operative department, 427 (30.5%) to oral surgery department, 100 (7.2%) to prosthetic department, 53 (3.8%) to orthodontic department and 205 (14.7%) to periodontics department indicating high caries prevalence rate.
The contents of the published articles were grouped into 10 individual dental specialty articles namely oral pathology and microbiology, oral medicine and radiology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, pedodontics, periodontics, conservative dentistry and endodontics, prosthodontics, orthodontics, community dentistry, and implantology.
Miller Jr., "Classification of marginal tissue recession," The International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, vol.
(2) The suggested AAP modifications will be presented during the next World Workshop in Clinical Periodontics to be held in November 2017.
SAN DIEGO -- September 14, 2016--The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) issued seven special recognitions to members for their contributions to the periodontics. The awardees were honored at a ceremony that took place during the AAP's 102nd Annual Meeting, held Sept.
In recent years the dimensions of different parts of the masticatory mucosa, especially the keratinized gingiva, has become a subject of considerable interest in periodontics both from an epidemiologic and a therapeutic point of view.
The Lane Dental Society has elected 2016 officers and directors: president, Sonja Sproul, Sonja Sproul Dentistry; president-elect, Andrew Dow, Eugene Periodontics & Implant Dentistry; secretary-treasurer, Elizabeth Vivona Dow, Eugene Dental Group; and members-at-large, Daniel Fredrickson, Junction City Family Dentistry; Thomas Houston, Thomas E.