Periodontology is a branch of science that studies teeth and surrounding tissues, gums, and tooth roots.
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What is Periodontal Disease ?
Bacterial diseases that occur as a result of certain reasons in the teeth and gums are called periodontal diseases. Periodontal disease may occur in the patient’s genes, environmental factors, and related systemic conditions. The main cause of the periodontal disease is tartar accumulated in the teeth.If proper cleaning and care are not done, tartar accumulates, and bleeding gums due to bacterial diseases in the gums, discoloration, and swelling of the gums occur.The color of a healthy gum is pink, swelling, and bleeding are not seen.
What happens when periodontal disease goes untreated ?
Periodontal disease is inflammation of the soft tissues surrounding the tooth. If not treated early, the progression of inflammation, bad breath, tooth wobbly, and tooth loss may occur.
Gum infection is also a serious condition and periodontal disease. Gum infection treatment is available in our clinic.
What are some of the early warning signs of periodontal illnesses?
- Bad breath
- Swollen gums
- Red and purple color in the gums
- Tooth wobbly
- Sensitivity in gums
How is Periodontal Treatment ?
Periodontal disease can be treated. When you apply to our clinic for your periodontal disease , our expert team first learns about your health history and gum diseases. This is because gingivitis is more common if, for example, you have a diabetic or blood disease. When such diseases are diagnosed under the control of a dentist, the treatment process and the effect of the treatment progress more healthily.
Periodontal treatment consists of two procedures. Early diagnosis of the patient in the first stage is very important. With early diagnosis, treatment is successful in 3 to 4 sessions, depending on the condition of the disease. Accordingly, in the first stage, the patient’s health history is learned and a radiographic examination is performed. After the patient passes the doctor's control, the existing tartar cleaning, microbial dental plaque, and inflammation in the gums are eliminated. In the next process, the patient should provide regular care of her teeth and gums. In the next process, the patient should provide regular care of her teeth and gums.
In the second stage, surgical intervention is performed for patients with advanced gingivitis. In this procedure, which is performed under local anesthesia, the patient does not feel any pain. The gums are opened, the inner part of the gums and roots are cleaned.Finally, the gums are sutured again and the process is completed. The physician tells the patient how to apply oral and dental care correctly, and after the treatment is over, the patient is expected to be able to continue this practice correctly. Otherwise, the infection may resurface and a more difficult process may occur.
How to cure gum disease without a dentist ?
If there is no intense swelling in your gums or you do not observe a serious color change, you can perform your oral and dental health at home with a few simple steps.
- You should brush your teeth twice a day with a soft-headed toothbrush. Hard-headed toothbrushes can damage your gums. You can brush your teeth after every meal.
- After brushing your teeth, you can floss.
- You can use mouthwash.
- You should reduce your sugar consumption, therefore you should stay away from acidic drinks.
- You should avoid tobacco consumption.
- You should go to the dentist's check-up at least once a year.
Periodontal treatment in Turkey
Turkey is a country that has achieved success with its extensive health tourism and expert teams, advancing in the field of health day by day. Periodontology is a serious field that should be performed by specialist dentists. There is a periodontology area in our clinic and high-quality service is provided by our specialist dentists.
Esthedental is interested particularly in its patients and provides quality service with its specialist dentists. Contact us for more information about Periodontal treatment prices.
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