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periodontal

[¦per·ē·ō¦dänt·əl]
(anatomy)
Surrounding a tooth.
Of or pertaining to the periodontium.
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This report provides top line data relating to the clinical trials on Periodontal Disease.
Periodontal Soft Tissue Non-Root Coverage Procedures: Assessing the need for gingival augmentation procedures (non-root coverage) around natural teeth
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Differential gene regulation, particularly in sex steroid-responsive genes, could likely play a part in the observed sexual dimorphism of destructive periodontal disease," said Shiau.
Detection of prosthetic iatrogenic factors with periodontal risk on a group of patients with fixed prosthetic restorations, to analyze and to systematize the pathogenic mechanisms and correlations with the cases observed in the research.
A periodontal abscess is defined as: "An acute, destructive process in the periodontium resulting in localised collections of pus communicating with the oral cavity through the gingival sulcus or other periodontal sites and not arising from the tooth pulp" [6].
These observations suggest that the cranberry NDM fraction has the potential to reduce both the proliferation of periodontal pathogens in periodontal sites and their proteinase-mediated destructive process that occurs in periodontitis.
A prospective study of periodontal disease and pancreatic cancer in US male health professionals.
The origin of periodontal disease may be linked to the deeper inhalation and prolonged contact associated with marijuana smoking.
The three partners have used gene analysis to discover that lipopolysaccharide (LPS), a periodontal pathogen, reduces the level of collagen in the gum tissue and breaks the tissue down.