Periodontics studies the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the tissues that support the teeth and the maintenance of health, function and aesthetics of the structures and tissues. The main conditions covered are periodontitis and gingivitis. Many people do not realize that periodontal diseases are very common and begin injuring gums. Three out of four adults suffer from some variety of this disease. In most cases it causes pain and, therefore, the problem goes unnoticed. However, early detection screening and subsequent treatment are extremely important because periodontal disease can end the life of the tooth. Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection of the gums that destroys the fibers of insertion of dental plaque and supporting bone that holds the teeth in the mouth. The main cause of this disease is bacterial plaque. The less severe condition known as gingivitis and as the disease progresses to form bags filled with infection and destroys more tissue, bone and teeth become loose and eventually lost.
It is a chronic disease that professionals must try to stop its evolution and save the teeth and these remain as long as possible in the mouth. We note that the original teeth are more valuable than any material replacement that dentistry can offer you.
- Bleeding on brushing or flossing.
- Gums that expose the roots of the teeth.
- Reddened gums, enlarged and easily mobile.
- Mobile teeth and begin to separate.
- Pus between the gum and breath dent.Malament persistent.
- Changes in the position of the bite of the teeth.
- Changes in the settings of removable prostheses.
- Increased space between the teeth.
- Sensitivity to food or liquids cold, hot or sweet.
Dr. Carla Padullés
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