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Synonyms for periodontitis

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

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4%; early progressive stages of periodontosis (141 patients): E.
A syndrome of keratosis palmo-plantaris congenita, pes planus, onychogryphosis, periodontosis, arachnodactyly and a peculiar acro-osteolysis.
The panelists had a normal salivary flow and were selected for their excellent oral hygiene, thereby not suffering from oral diseases and nuisances, such as plaque, caries, tartar, gingivitis and periodontosis.
Periodontosis in a child resulting in exfoliation of the teeth.
The disorder is characterized by periodontosis resulting in severe gingivitis in children which leads to the loss of teeth by the age of 4-5 years unless treated.