of or relating to or involving or practicing periodontics
surrounding a tooth
of, or relating to periodontics
Origin: From περί + ὀδούς.
surrounding the teeth
Origin: [Pref. peri- + Gr. 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, tooth.]
The numerical value of periodontal in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of periodontal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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It could be that periodontal disease means there’s kind of a general inflammation in the body, inflammation is related to a number of cancers and stroke and heart disease, so it could be that chronic inflammation is causing both.
Another possible mechanism could be that bacteria from the periodontal lesions could enter the blood stream and lead to changes in the tissues which are distant from the mouth, there are changes in sex hormone levels related to the menopause that may affect the response of breast tissues to a stimulus such as exposure to bacteria.
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