Origin of periodontitis
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The infection may spread from the tooth to the alveolo-dental periosteum, and set up a periodontitis.
Periodontitis is usually followed by the formation of an alveolar abscess.
Word Origin and History for periodontitis
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Disease of the periodontium characterized by inflammation of the gums, resorption of the alveolar bone, and degeneration of the periodontal membrane.
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