periodontosis

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periodontosis

[¦per·ē·ō‚dän′tō·səs]
(medicine)
A degenerative disturbance of the periodontium, characterized by degeneration of connective-tissue elements of the periodontal ligament and by bone resorption.
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Microbiological and clinical effects of surgery plus doxycycline on juvenile periodontitis.
Metronidazole in the treatment of localized juvenile periodontitis.
Juvenile periodontitis occurs three times more frequently in females than in males.
Localized juvenile periodontitis and Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in a Brazilian population.
In-vivo studies were carried out on few cases of juvenile periodontitis.
Suppression of subgingival Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in localized juvenile periodontitis by systemic tetracycline.
38] While the need to examine and treat family members has been clearly shown for patients with juvenile periodontitis, the etiological importance of transmission in chronic adult forms remains unclear.
Called localized juvenile periodontitis (LJP), the disease develops rapidly in the tissues around specific teeth -- the incisors and first molars.
The Effect of Treatment of Actinobadllus actinomycetemcomitans in Localized Juvenile Periodontitis, Periodontol 1986; 57: 94-99

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