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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Besides being experts in replacing missing teeth with dental implants, Periodontists are often considered the plastic surgeons of dentistry.
The top culprit chosen by periodontists was popcorn, because the husks can get caught in between the teeth and gums and may cause abscesses.
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Specialties Covered - Periodontists, Dental Implant Specialists, General Dentists, and Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeons
Further still, CT Scan imaging even allows their dental experts to confirm teeth fractures that many periodontists are ill-equipped to diagnose.
Our initial feedback has been very positive, especially with the periodontists who have used the product.
Newhouse, DDS, MS, President of the AAP and a practicing periodontist in Independence, Missouri.
We hope to have the product in the hands of dentists, periodontists, and oral and maxillofacial surgeons within the coming two weeks.
The site includes articles about periodontal conditions, information about periodontists, and much more.
In fact, the periodontists at Hamlin Dental Group are also experienced at installing the sort of first-rate dental implants Los Angeles expects from the renowned oral professionals.
Long viewed as a condition of concern to dentists and periodontists alone, periodontal disease is an infectious disease with potentially significant systemic health implications.