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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or involving or practicing a branch of dentistry that is concerned with diseases of the supporting structures of the teeth

Usage examples (37)
  • periodontal disease
  • The first cause to cover is the bad breath that arises from gum disease (also known as periodontal disease or gingivitis).
  • Bad breath isn't normal for any pet and could indicate a serious health problem, such as periodontal disease.
  • A couple other causes of body odor include: tooth or oral conditions such as periodontal disease and gingivitis. for more
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