Treatment of periodontal diseases.

Healthy gums play a key role in maintaining oral health. Problems such as gingivitis and
Periodontitis can have serious consequences for teeth and supporting tissues. Fortunately,
there are gum treatments that can help preserve and restore gum health.
Gingivitis and periodontitis are progressive conditions that affect the supporting tissue
around the teeth. Gingivitis is the early stage of gum problems. If left untreated, it may
lead to periodontitis. Periodontitis occurs when inflammation spreads from the gums to the
deeper layers, including the bone that supports the teeth.
Untreated periodontal diseases may lead to loss of tooth attachment and consequently tooth
Symptoms of gum disease:

1. Redness and swelling of the gums.
2. Bleeding gums, especially during brushing or flossing.
3. Gum retraction, which can lead to increased sensitivity.
4. Bad breath (halitosis).
5. Tooth mobility and bite changes.

Treatment of gum disease focuses on stopping the inflammation process and restoring gum
health. This may include:

1. Scaling. Removal of tartar and plaque from the gum pockets to reduce inflammation.
2. Antibiotics. Using antibiotics to fight bacterial infection.
3. Surgical intervention. In severe cases, surgical procedures may be necessary to repair
damaged tissue and restore tooth attachment.
Prevention and treatment.
Preventive measures include:

1. Good oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing regularly to remove plaque and bacteria.
2. Regular dental visits. Professional dental cleaning and examination to detect and treat
early signs of gum problems.
3. Healthy nutritional habits. A balanced diet that strengthens the immune system.