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Disease Periodontal Attachment Loss

Name Periodontal Attachment Loss
Synonyms Attachment Loss, Periodontal | Loss, Periodontal Attachment
Definition Loss or destruction of periodontal tissue caused by periodontitis or other destructive periodontal diseases or by injury during instrumentation. Attachment refers to the periodontal ligament which attaches to the alveolar bone. It has been hypothesized that treatment of the underlying periodontal disease and the seeding of periodontal ligament cells enable the creating of new attachment.
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D017622

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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 Periodontal Atrophy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Periodontal Attachment Loss

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