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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(4.) 1996 World Workshop in Periodontics. Consensus report.
Third in our study were periodontal lesions, 5.7% periodontal conditions were third high risk conditions according to this study as 205 (14.7%) patients were referred to the Periodontics department.
(1) Additionally, the majority of the published articles were related to oral medicine and radiology (n=35), followed by oral pathology and microbiology (n=31), oral and maxillofacial surgery (n=24), community dentistry (n=6), periodontics (n=5), pedodontics (n=4), conservative dentistry and endodontics (n=2), and orthodontics (n=1).
Sanz, "Treatment of multiple adjacent gingival recessions with the tunnel subepithelial connective tissue graft: a clinical report," The International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, vol.
One must note, however, that the task force recommendations (2) may be altered during the forthcoming World Workshop in Clinical Periodontics in 2017 and should therefore serve only as an interim aid in the interpretation of the current classification.
"The Academy is happy to recognize members whose contributions have helped to strengthen the study and practice of periodontics," said Dr.
[1] Professor, Department of Periodontics and Implantology, Vishnu Dental College and Hospital, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh.
In the field of periodontics, recently Velez and co-workers analyzed the effects of the cryopreserved amniotic membrane on periodontal soft tissue healing and observed that it was effective in helping cicatrization, wound healing, epithelization, facilitated migration, and reinforced adhesionin.
In light of recent advances in the field of periodontal diseases, they present the current and accessible Practical Periodontics, which contains learning objectives, figures, tables, tips and pitfalls, and key points in every chapter and online material.
Microsurgery was introduced in the specialty of periodontics in 1992.2 Clinical and histological evidence showed that microsurgical technique may result in primary wound closure,3-5 which could lead to better esthetic appearance and less postoperative discomfort.
Esthetic Periodontics (periodontal plastic surgery), In: Wilson TG, Kornman KS eds.
He practiced periodontics in the Boston area for 25 years.