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periodontal

[¦per·ē·ō¦dänt·əl]
(anatomy)
Surrounding a tooth.
Of or pertaining to the periodontium.
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While the focus of HIV-related research is increasingly shifting towards early diagnosis of comorbidities [4] and the development of strategies for controlling the residual systemic inflammation and immune activation [5], the aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis that non-surgical periodontal therapy may impact the levels of systemic proinflammatory cytokines, interleukin-1[beta] (IL-1[beta]) and tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF[alpha]) in HIV-positive patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART).
Clinical periodontal parameters and MBL were significantly high in NW than NNW (p6 mm) and MBL among NW group.
Keywords: Periodontal Disease, Obesity, Body Mass Index (BMI)
Differences in self-reported periodontal symptom rates according to socioeconomic status were determined using independent t-tests and one-way analysis of variance.
The rats accumulated biofilm, which produced severe periodontal inflammation and destruction of alveolar bone.
(a) Primary endodontic lesion with drainage through the periodontal ligament
Smokers are not only more susceptible to destructive periodontal disease; they are also much more difficult to treat.
The sample of this study consisted of 1672 periodontal pockets of 15 chronic periodontitis patients having 3 mm[less than or equal to]IPD[less than or equal to]9 mm, who had been treated in the clinics of Periodontology Department, Marmara University Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul, Turkey.
Epidemiological data from various countries suggests that periodontal disease (PD) represents a potential risk for PTB and PLBW.
(10) The bacteria involved in chronic periodontal infection include gram-negative rods and anaerobes similar to those found in women with bacterial vaginosis.