periodontium


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periodontium

[¦per·ē·ō′dan·chəm]
(anatomy)
The tissues surrounding a tooth.
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Indirect prosthetic iatrogenic factor with periodontal risk (interferences and premature contacts, blockage, breach of the principles of functional occlusion) favors the installation of traumatic occlusion with triggering of periodontal pathogenic manifestations in the profound periodontium.
Elevated blood glucose levels affect many parts of the body, including the periodontium.
Included among the Company's co-owned and licensed patents are patents that cover PDGF compositions and their use to promote the regeneration of bone, periodontium, or ligaments.
2*Some studies have further suggested that women are also more affected by periodontal disease because of the influence of sex hormones on the periodontium, but this disparity may be because women tend to seek care more than men.
Children are more predisposed to gingivitis due to special conditions of the periodontium and poor oral hygiene (OH) [Pourhashemi et al.
Hence, the present study was planned to determine the relationship between total glutathione levels in saliva in cases of healthy periodontium, periodontitis in smokers and non-smokers and effect of scaling and root planning on salivary glutathione levels.
1-3) Epidemiological studies have also demonstrated that periodontal disease is a site specific process, rather than the previous model of a generalized destruction of the periodontium.
While we have long known Periostat's local effects on the periodontium in gum disease, the MIDAS study demonstrates a similar effect on the vasculature, which may have implications for other systemic diseases as well.
When implanted into bony defects of the periodontium, GEM 21S has been shown to speed clinical (tissue) attachment level (CAL) gain, reduce gingival recession and improve bone growth resulting in increased bone fill of the osseous defect.
3) Theoretically, if we can reduce the inflammatory response in the periodontium, we can achieve a better state of oral health as well as general health.
As can be seen, a relatively small percentage of adolescents, comparable for both ages (approximately 16%), exhibited a healthy periodontium.