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periodontal meaning

Pronunciation:   "periodontal" in a sentence
  • Adjective: periodontal  `pereeu'dóntl
    1. Of or relating to or involving or practising periodontics
      "periodontal disease"
      - periodontic

    See also: periodontics

    Encyclopedia: Periodontal


  • [Medicine]
    adj
    1 : investing or surrounding a tooth
    2 : of or affecting the periodontium ‹periodontal infection› — peri·odon·tal·ly adv

Examples

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  1. most people with lung abscess will be found to have periodontal disease.
  2. in persons over 35, periodontal disease causes the loss of more teeth than does dental caries, or decay.
  3. since periodontal disease results in loss of both bone and periodontal ligament, the tooth gradually wobbles in its socket.
  4. since periodontal disease results in loss of both bone and periodontal ligament, the tooth gradually wobbles in its socket.
  5. periodontal disease is disease of the gums

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