PERIODONTICS

Diagnoses and treats diseases that affect the supporting tissues of the teeth, as the gum and alveolar bone

A critical area of ​​the oral health

Periodontics is the dentistry specialty that diagnoses and treats diseases that affect the supporting tissues of the teeth, as the gum and alveolar bone.

The health of the gums is a critical area of ​​the oral health, since the periodontal disease (gingivitis and periodontitis) are a major cause of tooth loss in adults.

Periodontitis is defined as a chronic inflammatory disease caused by oral bacteria affecting the supporting tissues of the teeth. In addition to the gingival bleeding manifestations shows bone loss and may have decreased gingival tissue, tooth mobility, tooth migration, spaces between the teeth, among others. It is caused by bacterial plate not removed, can be affected by other factors (local or systemic, such as tobacco or uncontrolled diabetes).

We can define a Chronic Periodontitis with   slow progression and an aggressive form is characterized by an early onset and rapid progress.
Periodontal disease is a major cause of tooth loss multiple, since it is a disease that often affects every patient's teeth, making - an extremely crippling disease that may involve extensive regenerative treatments.

The main manifestations of periodontal disease are:

  • Bleeding gums
  • Swelling of the gums
  • Retraction of the gums
  • Dental Mobility
  • Spaces between teeth
  • Pain in the gums
  • Abscesses Gingival
  • Teeth with appearance of being "bigger"

Under the supervision of Dr. João Paulo Nunes, the Dentarmed, CMD offers in Periodontology appointment with a careful and effective monitoring from diagnosis to treatment of Periodontal Diseases.

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