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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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He is a past president of the AAP and the Northeast Society of Periodontics as well as a former AAP district trustee, member of the Continuing Education Committee, and board liaison to the Academy's Continuing Education and Oversight Committee.
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Speaking at the first Internal Dental Conference held in Abu Dhabi, Dr Vera Tang, assistant director of pre-doctoral periodontics at the New York University College of Dentistry, said: "A decline in oral health is especially worrying because of recent discoveries that show dental health is intricately linked to other major health concerns, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, renal disease, and possibly even chronic conditions like arthritis.
Leena Paloma, assistant professor of periodontics from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the Cleveland Clinic, women could potentially lose their teeth.
He qualified at the University College of London with a special interest in periodontics and cosmetic dentistry.
Certain dental conditions such as bleeding gums are often ignored as people presume this to be a harmless problem," said Dr Khalid Al Hamdan, assistant professor and head, division of periodontics, Dentistry College, King Saud University.
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