In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As many as 44 percent of those aged 55 to 90 who still have their teeth also have periodontitis.
- The second form of periodontal disease is chronic periodontitis and this is where the inflammation leads to loss of the bone and the periodontal ligament that holds the teeth in, and ultimately leads to loss of the teeth.
- Alternatively you may be referred to a periodontist, a dentist who specialises in treating periodontitis.
- In order to examine the degree of cardiovascular risk from periodontitis compared with other risk factors, cohort studies are required.
- When gingivitis isn't treated, it can lead to periodontitis, in which the gums loosen around the teeth and pockets of bacteria and pus form, sometimes damaging the supporting bone and causing tooth loss.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.