Maintenance

Periodontal treatment routines rely on the sort and seriousness of the disease. Your dental specialist and dental hygienist will assess for periodontal disease and prescribe the suitable treatment. 

Periodontal disease advances as the sulcus (pocket or space) between the tooth and gums gets loaded with microscopic organisms, plaque, and tartar, creating aggravation to the encompassing tissues. At the point when these aggravations stay in the pocket space, they can result in harm to the gums and in the end, the bone that backings the teeth! 

In the event that the disease is gotten in the early phases of gingivitis, and no harm has been carried out, one to two customary cleanings will be proposed. You will likewise be given guidelines on enhancing your day by day oral cleanliness propensities and having general dental cleanings. 

In the event that the disease has advanced to more progressive stages, an extraordinary periodontal cleaning called scaling and root planing (profound cleaning) will be suggested. It is generally done one quadrant of the mouth at once while the range is numb. In this strategy, tartar, plaque, and toxins are expelled from above and beneath the gum line (scaling) and harsh spots on root surfaces are made smooth (planing). This methodology helps gum tissue to recuperate and pockets to psychologist. Medicines, uncommon sedated mouth flushes, and an electric tooth brush may be suggested to help control contamination and recuperating. 

On the off chance that the pockets don't recuperate in the wake of scaling and root planing, periodontal surgery may be required to diminish pocket profundities, making teeth simpler to clean. Your dental practitioner might likewise prescribe that you see a Periodontist (authority of the gums and supporting bone).