periodontics definition

  • noun:
    • The part of dentistry that handles the study and remedy for periodontal disease.
    • The study of supporting structures of teeth—gums, alveolar bone, cementum, and the periodontal ligament—and diseases and conditions that affect them.
    • the part of dental care coping with conditions associated with the gum tissue also structures round the teeth

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