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n   What is periodontal care?

Periodontal care is a serious of treatments include non-surgical treatments, gum or bone grafting sugary for periodontal disease.

n   What is periodontal disease?

Periodontal diseases are inflammation and infection around the teeth, range from gingivitis (simple gum diseases) to periodontitis (damages to the soft tissue and bone).

Gingivitis: The early sign of periodontal disease. It also called gum disease, most commonly develops when plaque is build up along and under the gum line. Common symptoms of gingivitis are red or swollen gums, gums bleed when brushing or flossing, painful chewing, and bad breath.

Periodontitis and advance periodontitis:  You will experience such as teeth loss, bad breath or taste in the mouth, and gum become tender or teeth don’t fit together…etc

l   What causes periodontal disease?

Several reasons may related to infections of gum tissue and bone loss:

Diseases - diabetes, osteoporosis, malocclusion

Medicines - hormonal preparations for menopausal disorder, antihistamines

Physiological state - pregnancy, menopause, the abnormal way of chewing

Habits - Smoking/Tobacco use

n   How it is performed?

l   Non-Surgical Treatments

Scaling and Root Planing, which is a procedure of removing the plaque and calculus (tartar) from teeth and deep periodontal pockets/roots surface. This treatment may have its limitations.

You may be given local anesthesia if necessary.

l   Gum or bone grafting sugary or Rehabilitation

If it does not achieve periodontal health after scaling and root planing, surgery is necessary to restore sever bone loss and excessive gum recession.

l   Laser Treatment

Plastic and cosmetic surgery in gum restoration will be procedure with Lasers and some exactitude instruments, which is safe and highly reduce the discomfort in treatments.

l   Regular follow-up : it is recommended to visit your dentist every 3-6 months for regular check up. What is periodontal care?
Periodontal care is a serious of treatments include non-surgical treatments, gum or bone grafting sugary for periodontal disease.

 

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