periodontics

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periodontics:

see dentistrydentistry,
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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COL Fowler is Chief of Periodontics, US Army Dental Activity, Fort Bliss, TX.
In the case study under consideration, the specialties of prosthodontics, periodontics and endodontics were those with the highest pentup demand; the latter has waiting lists that can exceed two years, which compromises the continuity of care at the secondary and tertiary levels and leaves users in a situation of greater vulnerability and facing future treatment involving mutilation.
Summary: The Saudi dental consultant, who won international attention in periodontics and implant dentistry, has started practical application of his invention for the benefit of patients.
Pract Periodontics Aesthet Dent 1999; 11(2): 265-272.
The 7 POS categories used in this article correspond to 7 American Dental Association procedure categories: diagnosis, prevention, restorative care, endodontic, periodontic, surgery, and adjunctive care.
This could suggest a management with an endodontic, a periodontic and a pharmacological combined treatment.
However, a periodontic dentist recently advised us not to do this because it could possibly cause cancer.
It pays up to pounds 1,000 per annum for routine dental treatment and consultations, dental prosthesis, orthodontic and periodontic.
Some general dentists offer endodontic, periodontic and simple oral surgery services as well.
Dental benefits cover a variety of services, ranging from preventive services such as X-rays and examinations, to more expensive procedures, including restorations and endodontic, periodontic, and orthodontic care.
Studies show the use of PRF gel and PRF membrane in combination with a bone graft for treating a tooth with a combined periodontic endodontic lesion.
The sections cover taking care of your mouth and teeth; visiting your dentist's office; dental care for infants and children; orthodontic, endodontic, periodontic, and orofacial procedures; oral diseases and disorders; health conditions that affect oral health; and finding and financing oral health in the US.