Gum Diseases and Treatments

The most important task in preventing gum disease falls into the person himself. Daily oral care, toothbrushing, and use of a tooth thread require removal of the bacterial plaque.

It is equally important to visit the dentist regularly. Daily oral care may reduce dental formation to a minimum, but it may not completely prevent it. The evaluation of areas that can not be reached with a toothbrush, tooth thread or other cleaning tool is required by a dentist to remove the existing tooth plaque or tooth.

In the early period of gum disease, treatment includes removal of the appendages (plaque and dentifrice) on the teeth and ensuring a smooth root surface. This allows removal of the bacteria that cause the infection in the gingiva. In the majority of cases in the early stages of gum disease, daily effective oral care is sufficient for successful treatment following the removal of plaque, plaque removal and proper root surface. More advanced cases may require surgical treatment. The purpose of this treatment is to clear the dental abrasions in deep periodontal pockets surrounding the teeth, to provide a smooth root surface and to form a gum form that is easier to clean.

Patients should be regularly examined by the dentist after periodontal treatment, plaque control and removal of new tooth extraction from the environment. But it should not be forgotten; no procedure can be more beneficial than continuing to obtain the periodontal treatment by effectively applying the daily oral care of a person.