Periodontology is a branch of dentistry that examines the structure of soft (periodontal ligament, gum) and hard tissues (bone, cementum) surrounding the teeth, the diseases that occur in these tissues and the treatment of these diseases. Gums form the infrastructure of our mouth and teeth. Healthy gums are dried rose pink and your teeth are tightly covered.
How Is Gum Health Deteriorated?
The main reason is poor oral hygiene and the resulting tartar. In addition, some systemic diseases first show symptoms from the gums, such as leukemia.
How is tartar (tartar) formed?
Food residues combine with minerals in saliva and form lime layers around the teeth and gums. These lime layers are initially soft. However, they quickly turn into hard layers. You can't get them away from your teeth by brushing. However, your dentist can remove it without damaging your teeth with appropriate ultrasonic tools designed for tartar cleaning.
Does tartar removal damage teeth?
This question is a frequently asked question to dentists. In fact, in the continuation of this question ‘Is enamel scratched during cleaning 'or‘ Once cleaned, does he always want it?' No, tartar cleaning does not harm teeth. In fact, it is the most beneficial, quickest, most comfortable and cheapest procedure you can have for your mouth. In addition, you can prevent many oral and dental problems by having regular cleaning.
What are the symptoms of gingivitis?
• Bad breath and bad taste in the mouth,
Swelling and redness of the gums
Recessions in the gums and sensitivity on exposed root surfaces
• Black areas attached to tartar around the gums or between teeth
• Inflammation between teeth and gums
• Teeth wobbling, elongation, opening between teeth
• Desire to tamper with the gums
• They are the main symptoms of gum disease.
• Remember; Early diagnosis and treatment is always easier and cheaper.
TREATMENT OF DENTAL HEALTH
The treatment modality varies according to the level of infection. Gingival diseases are examined in 3 stages.
It is treated with tartar cleaning performed by the dentist.
It is treated with curettage - root surface straightening performed by a gum disease specialist.
It is treated by FLAP operation performed by a gum disease specialist and by placing artificial bone grafts where necessary. In cases where the bone level becomes irreparable, it is inevitable to pull the tooth.