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periodontics:

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treatment and care of the teeth and associated oral structures. Dentistry is mainly concerned with tooth decay, disease of the supporting structures, such as the gums, and faulty positioning of the teeth.
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periodontics

[‚per·ē·ə′dän·tiks]
(medicine)
The branch of dentistry devoted to diseases of the gingiva (gum tissue), alveolar bone, periodontal ligament, and cementum.
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A full version of "Alcohol Consumption and Periodontitis: Quantification of Periodontal Pathogens and Cytokines," study can be found in an upcoming print edition of the Journal of Periodontology.
About the American Academy of Periodontology The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is an 8,300-member professional organization for periodontists-specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of inflammatory diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth, and in the placement of dental implants.
Studies published in the Journal of Periodontology (JOP) have also shown that certain foods can promote teeth and gum health.
The American Academy of Periodontology welcomed the opportunity to collaborate with the European Federation of Periodontology on this landmark workshop," said Nancy Newhouse, DDS, MS, president of the American Academy of Periodontology and an assistant clinical professor at the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry.
It also referenced the Premera website, which has more detailed information on the studies as well as information from and links to sites such as the American Heart Association, American Dental Association, National Institutes of Health and American Academy of Periodontology.
About the American Academy of Periodontology The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) represents nearly 8,000 periodontists-specialists in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of inflammatory diseases affecting the gums and supporting structures of the teeth and in the placement of dental implants.
Pamela McClain, DDS, President of the American Academy of Periodontology and a practicing periodontist in Aurora, CO, this includes examining every tooth and measuring both attachment loss and probing depth to get the most accurate assessment of periodontal disease.
5) In fact, the potential relationship of oral health to CVD is so important that the American Academy of Periodontology and the American Journal of Cardiology (AJC) published a consensus paper on the relationship between heart disease and gum disease.
Practical Advanced Periodontal Surgery" offers a step-by-step guide to cutting-edge surgical techniques as well as interdisciplinary treatment approaches in periodontology.
Alex Farnoosh has been practicing in the fields of periodontology and cosmetic dentistry for more than 25 years.
The research has been published in the Journal of Periodontology.
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) estimates that approximately three out of four Americans suffer from some form of gum disease--from mild cases of gingivitis to the more severe form known as periodontitis.