Periodontology is a branch of dental medicine that studies the periodontium or the periodontal space, i.e., the system that maintains the teeth in the jaw bones. This branch also studies the periodontium-related diseases, as well as the possible treatments.
The periodontal disease is caused by bacteria and it affects the dental surface biofilm. Tartar, cavities, as well as incorrectly performed interventions may lead to the occurrence and aggravation of diseases at the level of the periodontium. Gingivitis (mild forms) or periodontitis, which are the more severe forms. If left untreated, they finally lead to complete tooth loss.
Periodontics at Lord Dent Clinic in Brasov
Proper dental hygiene is of utmost importance. If, however, we have reached a stage in which the gums are affected or a more severe condition, a visit to the dentist is mandatory for a consultation and the establishment of a treatment plan, before it is too late.
If you are in any of the following situations, you need to pay a visit to the periodontologist:
Periodontal diseases are caused by germs, so that the only method of prevention is the correct daily hygiene. The correct brushing technique is important, just as the use of the dental floss or mouthwash. Periodical professional hygiene sessions at the dentist’s practice are also recommended. They include scaling, airflow and brushing. If not, periodontal conditions may occur and evolve. In such cases, the therapeutical measures required are much more complex.
Lord Dent Clinic in Brasov offers specialized periodontic services and not only. Contact us by phone at 0774 654 120 or by e-mail, to make an appointment.