periodontics

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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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With nearly 30 years of experience as a practicing periodontist in Chicago, Dr.
The AAP recommends regular flossing, brushing twice a day, and undergoing yearly comprehensive periodontal evaluations for the prevention of periodontal disease, which is treatable and often reversible with proper and timely care from a periodontist.
Dental hygienists and periodontists are shown to be predisposed to neck, shoulder, and wrist pain largely due to the static postures combined with forceful, repetitive movements adopted while performing procedures.
The objective of this review was to conduct an economic analysis of a mature periodontal service market with a well-developed workforce, including general dentists, dental hygienists and periodontists.
As leaders in the research of the relationship of periodontal disease to other diseases, it is crucial that periodontists from all over the world maintain an open dialogue and collaborate to expand our understanding of the science in this area.
Secondly, a substantial number of periodontists have already adopted the use of low magnification in their practices and recognized its value.
A group of oral and maxillofacial surgeons, prosthodontists, periodontists, dentists, and others from the US, Israel, Europe, and Japan address the biological basis of the osteoperiosteal flap, distraction osteogenesis techniques, pedicled segmental osteotomy techniques, restorative techniques, and developing technologies.
Businesses represented ranged from auto detailers and attorneys to pet sitters and periodontists.
The second is to graft dermal cadaverous tissue; a very technical and sensitive surgery that most periodontists don't like to do.
The practice also offers in-house specialists, including periodontists and endodontists.
We have titles for physicians, physical therapists, podiatrists, and most of the dental specialties including two for periodontists.
Nearly 65 percent of periodontists believe that nutrition plays a major role in the status of their patients' periodontal health, according to a poll conducted recently by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).
Before that, he co-founded a dental practice in southeastern Michigan and was its president and one of its practicing periodontists for 20 years.
Patients referred to periodontists often are unaware they have undiagnosed and uncontrolled health problems, some of which can affect their oral health and dental treatment, according to a University of Missouri at Kansas City study.
Periodontists are the dental professionals who specialize in treating periodontal disease.