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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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The PAOO technique serves as an attractive treatment option for the triad of orthodontist, the periodontist, and the patient.
Sanda Moldovan is an award-winning periodontist and nutritionist who is a frequent guest on the TV show "The Doctors." With a firm belief in health from the inside out, Dr.
The trial had many design strengths including random group assignment of patients, blinding of treatment provided to the periodontist performing all pre- and post-assessments, performance of all NSPT by 1 periodontist, and provision of all surgical procedures by 2 periodontists who were supervised by the same periodontist-observer.
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"As periodontists, our clinical research borrows from our colleagues in orthopedics and plastic surgery to provide our patients the benefits gained by incorporating 21st-century medical technology in everyday clinical practice," says Farris.
and whether anything make it better or worse A periodontist may ask if you smoke and if there's a history of gum disease in the family and orthodontists and cosmetic dentists will need to determine why you're unhappy with the appearance of your teeth; Take a picture with you If you're planning on having expensive cosmetic treatment then take a picture with you.
If that were even remotely true, Osama Al-Salami would have never left his homeland where, in his late 30s, he was a nationally known professor and periodontist. But it isn't true, as the International Committee of the Red Cross stated in a 15-page report issued March 17: "Five years after the outbreak of the war in Iraq, the humanitarian situation in most of the country remains among the most critical in the world."
Cha is a periodontist with extensive experience in restoring implants, especially the full mouth reconstruction cases.
Bite down on a piece of gauze to hold the tooth in place and go immediately to a periodontist's office.
After X-rays and careful measurements and evaluations of gum health and underlying bone structure, an oral surgeon or periodontist implants a titanium screw anchor into the bone.