Periodontics is the treatment of the teeth of the support system diseases. It is the treatment of periodontal disease called, as, bacterial plaque, gingivitis and periodontitis. Periodontitis is caused by an infection by bacteria that naturally settle on the tooth surface., mainly in the region close to the gums, forming bacterial plaque. This plaque is a whitish layer formed by food residues and bacteria.. If not removed, bacterial plaque can cause tooth decay or calcify forming tooth tartar. good oral hygiene, a balanced diet and regular dental visits can help prevent periodontal disease from developing..

Many people don't know they have periodontal disease.. This process, which is not always apparent, may go unnoticed until the tooth is seriously compromised. However, in other cases the problems are more evident., showing tooth mobility and constant bad breath. Watch out if you have one or more symptoms below.:

  • teeth with mobility
  • Gingival Retracts
  • bleeding gums, tender or swollen
  • Pu formation around the tooth
  • constant bad breath
  • Teeth that change position

The diagnosis is made by the dentist during your routine dental evaluation.. Periodontal treatment depends on the severity of the case. In the early stage of gingivitis, professional cleaning should be enough to control the problem.. In more advanced cases, scraping is necessary to remove the build-up of plaque and tartar adhered to the tooth. In even more severe cases it is necessary to perform surgery, removal of teeth and prostheses.