Periodontics is branch of dentistry that deals with the study and treatment of gums and there various problems , it is the most neglected and at the same time the most important branch of dentistry as gums are the building blocks of the teeth.
Gums are the soft tissues of the oral cavity that support teeth. They are the foundations of teeth that hold them in place. Loosing gums is equal to loosing teeth.
. Gums that bleed when you brush your teeth.
. Red, swollen or tender gums
. Gums that have pulled away from the teeth
. Bad breath that doesn’t go away
. Pus between your teeth and gums
. Loose teeth
. A change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite
. A change in the fit of partial dentures
IN ANY SUCH SITUATION YOU NEED TO MEET THE DENTIST IMMEDIATELY AT DENTEM WE UNDERSTAND THE NEED OF HEALTHY GUMS AND HAVE VARIOUS TREATMENTS TO CORRECT YOUR GUMS BEFORE IT IS LATE
SCALING AND ROOT PLANING: Dental scaling is the most common procedure to treat patients with gum diseases. Scaling refers to the removal of the plaque bacteria from the tooth surface below the gum line. Root planing involves the deeper treatment of the root surfaces of the teeth so that the gums can properly attach to the tooth surface.
ANTIBIOTICS: Plaque buildup is due to micro-organsim accumulations around the tooth surface. Antibiotics can be used as an adjunctive therapy to the scaling and root planing for the treatment of the gum diseases. Antibiotic mouth rinses can be helpful for the destruction of the harmful bacteria in the oral cavity.
BITE CORRECTION: Irregular bite can lead to various problems in the oral cavity. It may cause bone loss and may affect the joint of the oral cavity in long terms. So bite- guards are given to stabilize the bite and it reduces the pressure on the joint and the muscles.
SPLINTING: Mobility of teeth is a common complaint of patient which is caused by loss of supporting bone. Dental splint is an appliance designed to immobilize and stabilise mobile loose teeth.
PATIENT COUNSELLING: AT DENTEM DR. GUNITA SINGH believes till date that home remedies are the best for your gums if you approach us at the right time. Daily massage of gums with other instructions have done wonders to the patients.
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