periodontal definition

  • adjective:
    • Surrounding or encasing a tooth: a periodontal ligament.
    • concerning or affecting tissue and frameworks surrounding and supporting the teeth.
    • surrounding a tooth
    • of, or associated with periodontics
    • Surrounding one's teeth.
    • of or regarding or concerning or practicing periodontics
  • others:
    • Surrounding a tooth: especially noting the liner membrane of socket of a tooth.

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