Is the dental speciality deals with the diseases and conditions related to gums?
Our gums act as an important barrier in protecting our teeth and their surrounding supportive structures.
What are gum diseases?
A gum diseases is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults.
Bacteria (present in dental plaque) is the main cause of gum diseases. If plaque and calculus left uncleaned for a long period of time causes damage to our teeth as well as gums.
In case of gingivitis: Treatment advised professional dental cleaning is needed followed by specific oral hygiene instructions and routine care to maintain healthy gums.
In case of periodontal diseases: Treatment advised.
Periodontist: whom to see to treat my gum problems?
Perform gum surgeries such as,
Periodontal diseases is the leading cause for tooth loss