Periodontist Melbourne CBD

Periodontal disease is a multifactorial disease. That means it can occur for several reasons. The most common are inheritance, illness, smoking, pregnancy or the patient has not been sufficiently thorough oral hygiene. It can lead to bacteria are given free rein and breaks down the tissue around the teeth, gums and jaw bone. The consequences if no action is taken, the teeth will eventually loosen.

You can help prevent periodontal disease by taking good care of your teeth.Brush your teeth thoroughly twice a day. Also clean between the teeth using dental floss, tooth stick or interdental brush. We recommend that you help your teeth further with any kind of issues. It is available as mouthwash, as the lozenge and chewing gum.

Gingivitis – periodontal disease easier

It is possible that you have gingivitis, periodontal disease easier if your gums bleed slightly when you brush your teeth or clean with the toothpick, dental floss or interdental brush. If you have not visited a dentist in a while, it is important that you book an appointment. Untreated gingivitis can lead to periodontal disease, tooth loss tomb. The treatment of gingivitis involves primarily tartar removal and cleaning.

Periodontal disease – severe periodontitis

In more severe cases, we operate away some of the gum to reduce the depth of the gum pockets, making it possible for the patient to keep clean. When the bacteria disappear stabilises the jawbone and teeth can take hold again. We also use methods for antimicrobial therapy (treatment with antibiotics) that can be combined with conventional surgery or dental hygienist treatment. Sometimes it has gone so far that the teeth can not be saved. Then it may be the case with a prosthetic replacement.