Of or pertaining to the tissue and bone that support teeth.
An instrument used to measure pocket depth.
A dental professional who specialises in the treatment of disease of the supporting structures of the teeth.
A gum disease that causes inflammation of gums, ligaments and bone structure or bone loss that support teeth; can lead to tooth.
A sticky, bacteria-containing film which forms on tooth surfaces.
Two-cusped teeth immediately in front of molars.
Areas of tooth adjacent to other teeth.
Soft, sensitive tissue chamber below the crown, which contains nerves and blood vessels.