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Disease Periodontitis

Name Periodontitis
Synonyms Pericementitides | Pericementitis | Periodontitides
Definition Inflammation and loss of connective tissues supporting or surrounding the teeth. This may involve any part of the PERIODONTIUM. Periodontitis is currently classified by disease progression (CHRONIC PERIODONTITIS; AGGRESSIVE PERIODONTITIS) instead of age of onset. (From 1999 International Workshop for a Classification of Periodontal Diseases and Conditions, American Academy of Periodontology)
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D010518
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DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mouth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Periodontal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Periodontitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Periodontitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Aggressive Periodontitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Chronic Periodontitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME, PERIODONTAL TYPE, 2 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hypotrichosis-Osteolysis-Periodontitis-Palmoplantar Keratoderma Syndrome
View node Periapical Periodontitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Periodontal Abscess Has associated chemicals
  Periodontal Pocket
  Periodontitis, Aggressive, 2