GUM SURGERY, GUM INFECTION AND GUM DISEASE TREATMENT IN KOLKATA
A vast majority of our population suffer from some form of gum disease, and it is a major cause of tooth loss in adults.The disease develops very slowly and can only be very challenging to detect in its initial stage. Gupta Dental Foundation has been an expert in providing best gum infection and gum disease treatment in Kolkata.
The first sign is blood on your toothbrush or in the toothpaste you spit out after cleaning your teeth.Your gums may bleed when you are eating. Your breath may also become unpleasant.
STAGES OF PERIODONTAL INFECTION
Gingivitis is ‘inflammation of the gums’
It is the stage when gums around the teeth become red and swollen.Often the swollen gums, gets injured and bleed when they are brushed during cleaning.
Long-standing gingivitis can turn into periodontal disease which affect the tissues supporting the teeth.
The bone anchoring the teeth in the jaw is lost, making the teeth loose. If this is not treated, the teeth may eventually fall out.
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Cause Of Gum Related Problems
Gum disease is mostly caused by plaque.
Plaque is a biofilm of bacteria which forms on the surface of the teeth.
Some bacteria present in plaque cause gum disease.
This also leads to antibiotic resistance.
The first thing to do is to visit your dentist for a thorough check-up of your teeth and gums.
They will evaluate the ‘cuff’ of gum around each tooth to see if there is any sign that periodontal disease has started.
Radiograph (X-rays), may also be needed to see the amount of bone that has been lost.
WHAT STEPS TO BE TAKEN
There is no cure for periodontal disease, but it can be controlled as oral hygiene is maintained.
You remove plaque every day.
Visit the dentist for regular check-ups
Gum disease and its link with other health conditions–aspect of periodontal medicine
In recent years gum disease has been linked with general health conditions such as Diabetes Strokes,Cardiovascular disease Poor pregnancy outcomes
Having a healthy mouth can help improve your general health .
WHAT STEPS TO BE TAKEN
Your dentist will professionally remove all plaque and tartar from your teeth.
You will also be taught how to remove plaque successfully yourself.
You need to remove all the plaque from your teeth by means of brushing.
Cleaning in between the teeth with ‘interdental’ brushes or floss is also effective.
Develop a good oral care routine at home.
Your dentist team will treat the roots of the teeth. This is called ‘root planing’.
Special surgeries of the gums to restore the lost tissue and bone can be performed if required .
Use of bone grafts , Platelet rich fibrins , other biomaterials can be done to repair and protect the gums .
Periodontal plastic surgeries of the gums can also be done for esthetic corrections of the gum contour and shape.