periodontium


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periodontium

[¦per·ē·ō′dan·chəm]
(anatomy)
The tissues surrounding a tooth.
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Incorrect use of devitalizing agents is related to secondary pain, the drug filtering into the marginal periodontium, and irritation and inflammation of the periapical tissue.
In every patient the 12 indicators of the current-voltage characteristics of the periodontium were measured, which allowed us to obtain a picture of the topographical distribution of Joule etric indicators in the gingival tissues.
His teeth, periodontium, and other oral mucosal surfaces were normal.
Oral and other specialists from the US, Canada, and UK explain oral structures and tissues; the embryonic development of the head, face, and mouth; the development of the teeth; enamel, dentin, pulp, and tooth pain; the structure and physiology of the periodontium, tooth eruption and shedding, the temporomandibular joint; the oral mucosa, sensation, and chemoreception and perception; salivary glands, secretion, and saliva; and orofacial pain, touch and thermosensation, sensorimotor functions, and the anatomy and physiology of speech production.
Maintaining a healthy periodontium is considered a challenge during and after orthodontic treatment.
Clinically it is characterized by plaque accumulation, calculus and pocket formation, inflammation of periodontium and loss of alveolar bone.
It is a chronic infection caused by bacterial infection of the periodontium and results in a degeneration of tissue.
13,14) In addition, these proteoglycans have been studied in inflamed human periodontium (15) and in odontogenic tumors.
Dentist Roger Seiler from the Centre for Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Zurich has now examined Otzi's teeth based on the latest computer tomography data and found that: the loss of the periodontium has always been a very common disease, as the discovery of Stone Age skulls and the examination of Egyptian mummies has shown.
Benign and malignant neoplasms of the periodontium.
Periodontitis, however, presents as loosening teeth and deep dental pain, which is caused by the spread of infection to the periodontium.