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Term:
Periodontal Attachment Loss (DOID:9004842)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Alveolar Bone Loss  
gingival recession 
Periodontal Attachment Loss 
Loss or destruction of periodontal tissue caused by periodontitis or other destructive periodontal diseases or by injury during instrumentation. Attachment refers to the periodontal ligament which attaches to the alveolar bone. It has been hypothesized that treatment of the underlying periodontal disease and the seeding of periodontal ligament cells enable the creating of new attachment.

Synonyms
Primary IDs: MESH:D017622 ;   RDO:0007063
Definition Sources: MESH:D017622

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