PERIODONTICS

PERIODONTICS


When you’ve experienced damage to your gums or need a periodontic procedure, you know that effective treatment is necessary to deal with the problem and help you be more comfortable. Gupta Dental Clinic offers several periodontic treatment for your gum health needs. Periodontics is the area of dentistry that deals with the supporting structures of the teeth, namely the gums and bones of the mouth and jaw, and the diseases that may affect them. Periodontic treatments can range from minor or cosmetic to major work.

Gum disease is a common issue, but it can have a serious effect on your overall health. Gum disease is caused by infection in the gum tissue due to untreated tartar, and can range from minor (gingivitis) to serious tooth loss. The good news is that it can almost always be prevented by diligent oral care, most importantly regular dental cleanings and checkups.

The gums and bones support the teeth, and can become diseased. This is called periodontal disease. Some children are more at risk for gum disease because of inherited disorders or chronic illnesses such as juvenile diabetes.

 

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