Periodontics is the specialty of dentistry that is responsible for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the gingiva. In our clinic we offer the most advanced techniques to maintain and improve gingival health.
Periodontal diseases are caused mostly by the accumulation of bacteria between the gum and teeth. The remains of food, become bacterial plaque that over time, becomes tartar. These pathologies affect more than half of the population over the age of 35 and are the main cause of dental loss in adults.
What kinds of diseases affect the gums?
- Gingivitis: is an infectious disease that is manifested by bleeding gums. It is reversible and does not lead to bone loss. It can be mild, moderate or severe depending on the degree of inflammation.
- Periodontal disease: It is a chronic disease, of infectious origin, that causes a loss of bone that supports the tooth, and consequently loss of dental pieces, if a periodontal treatment plan is not made, which is suitable for each case.
How to treat them?
The best way to check the state of your gums is to do a Periodontal Study. This will consist of a Periodontogram + X-rays + iTero scan, to evaluate the initial situation. After the study, we will adapt the Periodontal Treatment to your needs. Establishing the necessary phases of treatment for the improvement and conservation of your gums.