Periodontology &
Gum Treatment

Periodontology and Gum Treatment

Having healthy teeth as well as healthy gums is an important factor that increases our quality of life. Thus, gum diseases must be diagnosed and treated immediately and oral health must be preserved. We tried to provide you with answers to the most frequently asked questions about gum diseases. We hope we are able to be useful.

What is periodontology?

Periodontology is a branch of science that studies the tissues around teeth. Diseases caused by inflammation caused due to bacteria accumulation in the tissues on gums and around gums are periodontal diseases.

What is periodontology?

Periodontology is a branch of science that studies the tissues around teeth. Diseases caused by inflammation caused due to bacteria accumulation in the tissues on gums and around gums are periodontal diseases.

What is periodontitis?

The worsening of periodontal diseases, or gum diseases, is called periodontitis. It is recommended that gum diseases be treated before they reach the stage of periodontitis or they may go to the tooth extraction stage.

Why does gingivitis occur?

Gingivitis is usually caused by insufficient oral care in the gum line, which results in accumulation of bacterial plaques or toxins and irritation of gums.

What are the causes of gum diseases?

There are many interesting causes for gum diseases that cannot be predicted. In general, the causes of periodontal diseases can be listed as follows:

  • Diabetes
  • Stress
  • Smoking
  • Drug Use
  • Depression and Trauma
  • Vitamin Deficiencies
  • Leukemia
  • Poor, Unbalanced and Undernourished Diet Conditions

What are the symptoms of gum diseases?

  • Inflammation in the area between gums and teeth
  • Bad breath or disturbing taste despite regular oral and dental care
  • Bleeding on the teeth while brushing teeth for no reason
  • Redness of gums
  • Swelling of gums
  • Loose prosthesis, if any
  • Loose teeth
  • Teeth begin to separate

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The treatment of gum bleeding varies depending on the level of the disease. A specialist dentist should examine it to determine the correct treatment method. If bleeding is not in very serious stages, correcting oral care may be useful. According to the dentist's recommendation:

Another thing that people wonder about is whether a wisdom tooth is available in every mouth structure. Not everyone has to have wisdom tooth. Some people may not have wisdom tooth genetically.

  • Patient starts using a toothbrush suitable for his/her teeth
  • Using electric toothbrushes
  • Using dental floss
  • Making mouthwash with warm salty water or solutions to prevent accumulation of bacterial plaques
  • Using a different toothpaste
  • Taking medication if the disease is too advanced

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