periodontics Archive

Glossary Of Periodontic Terms – F

FACE-BOW: A device used to record the positional relationship of the maxillary arch to the temporomandibular joints and to orient dental casts in this same relationship to the opening axis of an articulator. FACET: A flattened or worn spot on the surface of a ...Read More

Glossary Of Periosontic Terms – E

ECCENTRIC RELATION, ECCENTRIC POSITION: See: Occlusion, Eccentric. ECCHYMOSIS: An extravasation of blood into subcutaneous tissue or mucosa. ECOLOGY: The study of the relationships of organisms with other organisms and their environment. ECTODERMAL DYSPLASIA: See: Dysplasia, Ectodermal. EC TOPIC: Occurring in an unusual position, manner, ...Read More

Periodontology

Periodontology (or) Periodontics is the branch and scince of dentistry which deals with the study of supporting structures of the tooth and the diseases and diagnosis and treatment of these structures. The Periodontium (or) the Periodontial ligament is the main supporting structure surrounding the ...Read More