"Chronic Periodontitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Chronic inflammation and loss of PERIODONTIUM that is associated with the amount of DENTAL PLAQUE or DENTAL CALCULUS present. Chronic periodontitis occurs mostly in adults and was called adult periodontitis, but this disease can appear in young people.
- Chronic Periodontitis
- Chronic Periodontitides
- Periodontitides, Chronic
- Periodontitis, Chronic
- Adult Periodontitis
- Adult Periodontitides
- Periodontitides, Adult
- Periodontitis, Adult
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Chronic Periodontitis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Chronic Periodontitis".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Chronic Periodontitis" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Chronic Periodontitis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.