A large part of the world’s population has some form of periodontal disease. However, most of these people have no idea they have this problem. This is commonly known as gum disease which is an infection caused by bacteria that lodge in the gums, bones and adjunct tissues such as the periodontal ligament (fibers that support the teeth).
Periodontal disease is silent it progresses quickly and steadily once it arrives in its early stages. It causes gum pain, bleeds easily and contributes to bad breath. As it advances, the teeth are loosen and separate; the bite changes and over time there is eventually tooth loss.
Also periodontal disease can be classified into gingivitis and periodontitis. Whereas periodontitis affects the gums as well as the bone supporting the tooth.
1. Gingivitis: Swelling of the gums and the soft tissues surrounding the teeth.
2. Periodontitis: Advanced form of the disease which originates from the gums and spreads to the underlying tissues such as the bone supporting the tooth.
At Clínica deladent we have certified specialists who will evaluate and diagnose your gums in order to offer you the most appropriate treatment so that you can keep your smile naturally. dentist
The first thing is to control the infection and prevent the disease from progressing. To achieve these results, depending on how advanced the disease is, the specialist may suggest one or all of the following treatments:
-Antibiotics and antiseptic gel
If any of these treatments are not enough to stop periodontal disease do not worry our Deladent clinic specialists will explain to you depending on your case which alternatives will help you solve your problem. We remind you that gingivitis and periodontistis are silent and fast-forward diseases. Call us, gladly we can help you.