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Periodontics

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Periodontics2018-09-24T13:18:58+00:00

The Gingivitis

The gingivitis, what is it?

The Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gum that occurs when plaque and tartar are deposited in too great a quantity. Consequently, the gum turns red with visible white and edematous spots on gum.

The gums may easily bleed when brushing or flossing. Gum disease can be painless so it is important to consult out specialist as soon as one of the previously stated symptoms appear.

Why is it necessary to treat gingivitis?

When neglected, Gingivitis may evolve into periodontitis.

The gum can also retract and form pockets in which bacterias and food may be housed, thus altering the alveolar bone and compromising adhesion between the tooth and the gingiva, this is what we call teeth loosening.

Finally, as for caries, the infection related to the dental plaque can be responsible for the appearance of dental abscess that must be treated quickly. Because this abscess could evolve into a serious cutaneous tissue and facial subcutaneous infections. This infection is called cellulite of the face and is life threatening.

Treatment

This treatment consist of a scaling.

Our specialist begins by examining your mouth by evaluating the stage of the pathology. He will perform a scaling and then give you advice on the choice of appropriate toothbrushes and brushing methods in order to prevent the whole thing.