Periodontic is known as the branch of dentistry that deals with treatment and care of teeth’s supporting and investing structures, jaw, roots, gums and Periodontic ligament. Periodontist are the specialist who treat and care Periodontic diseases. They are not only trained to treat tooth and gums but also plays a major role in modern dentistry. They contribute in dental implants and cosmetic too.
This kind of dentistry is mainly concerned with controlling and removing the bacteria around the gum. Treatment of these bacteria involves deep cleaning and root planning.
Periodontic diseases and causes
Periodontic diseases are the critical inflammation that has to be treated as soon as possible otherwise it results in tooth loss. This kind of dental diseases arises due to bacterial infection which affects gum and bones. This bacterial infection spreads slowly and results in loss of many teeth. This bacterium grows in plaque. Plaque is colorless, sticky film that is formed on teeth constantly which results in diseases. Knowing the cause of the Periodontic diseases you can prevent your teeth from being damaged. Some causes are discussed below.
It is observed that thirty percent of the gum diseases arise due to genetic disorders. This kind of people is suffered due to dental diseases early in comparison to others. Identification of this genetic disadvantage can help people in preventing their teeth from being suffered from these diseases.
Smoking and tobacco use
Smoking and tobacco use do not only causes cancer, lung-illness and heart disease but also results in oral diseases. This causes serious Periodontic diseases in mouth because the growth of bacteria in smoking and tobacco use multiples easily.
Carelessness in Pregnancy duration
A pregnant woman is advised to take care herself as much as she can, take proper diet and do exercise. She has to prevent herself from being infected because this may lead to change in her baby’s tissue and can cause disease to her and her baby too. Regular brushing and flossing can help in staying away from these diseases.
Taking too much stress
Taking too much stress leads to many diseases such as hypertension, cancer and many serious disease. Taking stress decreases the immunity power in body which results in rapid development of bacteria that can cause to dental disease too.
Treatment of Periodontic diseases
Pre-procedures in treatment
There are some Periodontic procedure in preparation is needed before undergoing treatment. This involves deep cleaning which removes the bacteria and diseases causing element from mouth. This process takes about two hours.
Usually patient suffering from this dental disease are prescribed to mouthwash by dental-specialist liquids and tooth pest. This keeps bacteria under control and help prevention from infection. Good quality tooth brush, tooth pest, mouth washing liquids and floss are advised to use.
The People those who have low calculus below gum line are treated through prophylaxis. This treatment is given to those patients who have minor pocketing and little bone loss. This procedure is followed by x-ray examination and plaque removal. Sometimes rough scaling is done in severe infection.
Periodontic Dentistry is a very critical job which has to be done with care and concentration, that we do in a very proficient manner. Regular checkups and visits to periodontist will help in stay dental disease free.