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per·i·o·don·tal (p r - -d n tl). adj. 1.

Periodontal is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Periodontal books and related discussion.

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Glossary of Periodontal Terms
edition was published under the title Glossary vf Periodontal Terms in 1992.
Periodontal (Gum) Disease
If you have been told you have periodontal (gum) disease, you're not alone.
Periodontal disease and Diabetes
Periodontal disease is the scientific name used to describe gum disease. The most certain way to find out if you have periodontal disease is to visit a dentist.
Treating periodontal diseases
JADA, Vol. 136, January 2005 127. FOR THE DENTAL PATIENT ...
Guideline for Periodontal Therapy
periodontal diseases are treatable.

Suggested News Resources

Study data points to periodontal disease as psoriasis risk factor
Analyses of prospectively collected data from the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) suggest periodontal disease (PD) may be a risk factor for psoriasis, reported Sarah Nakib, MD, MPH, at the 2011 meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology.
Periodontal disease may aggravate respiratory disease
By Rabia Mughal, Contributing Editor August 31, 2011 -- The list of systemic conditions influenced by periodontal disease appears to be growing longer every day.
The new periodontal disease: navigate the emerging solutions (Part 2)
By Maria Perno Goldie, RDH, MS In this issue, we will continue our discussion of the link between systemic conditions and diseases and periodontal disease. We will explore the link between obesity, smoking ... on periodontal disease.
In pain, mom-to-be found only dentist wait list
In addition, a number of studies have found that pregnant women with periodontal disease - a more serious form of the gum infection gingivitis - are more likely to have a preterm or low birth-weight baby.
People with periodontal disease are more likely to have bad breath
By Dr. Harold Katz - BAD BREATH EXPERT SUMMARY: Having periodontal disease is a big deal, and not just because it can cause bad breath.

Suggested Web Resources

Types of Gum Disease
Apr 1, 2011 Periodontal (gum) diseases, including gingivitis and periodontitis, are serious infections that, left untreated, can lead to tooth loss.
Periodontal disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search.
Periodontitis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
Apr 8, 2011 If you have been told you have periodontal (gum) disease, you're not alone. Many adults in the U.S.
Periodontal (Gum) Disease
Periodontal disease is an infection of the tissues that support the teeth. Teeth are supported by the gums, or gingiva.

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