periodontal disease

noun

Medical Definition of periodontal disease

: any disease (as gingivitis or periodontitis) affecting the periodontium

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“Periodontal disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/periodontal%20disease. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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