The investing tissues of the teeth, consisting of the gingiva, the alveolar bone, and a collagenous sleeve (termed the periodontal ligament) located between the tooth root and the surrounding bone.
G. " ; all the tissue around the root of a tooth.
The supportive tissues of a tooth, including the gingiva and the underlying bone.
Supporting tissue adjacent to the teeth, consisting of: Gingiva, cementum, periodontal ligament, bone. Tissues of the periodontium are the structures that surround and support the teeth
The tissue that lines the socket into which the root of the tooth fits.
The investing and supporting tissues of the teeth; the periodontal membrane and alveolar process.
Periodontium is a word of Medical terminology for the specialized tissues surrounding and supporting the teeth. This includes stratified squamous epithelium, connective tissues of basement membrane, ligaments, cementum and alveolar bone. Periodontics is the related dental specialty.