Periodontology is one of the branches of dentistry that is directly involved in the study and diagnosis, therapy and preventive measures in the field of periodontal pathologies – the tissues surrounding the teeth. Periodontium is represented by gums and bone tissue, which are necessary to cover the alveolar process of the upper jaw and the alveolar part of the lower jaw with coverage of the teeth in the neck. Modern periodontology is distinguished by the emergence of highly effective methods of therapy and methods of periodontal prophylaxis, which eliminates almost any form of disease of different levels of complexity. The main condition for effectiveness is the timeliness of contacting specialists.
Symptoms for contacting a periodontist
As practice shows, a very large number of complications in dentistry is quite possible to avoid if there is sufficient attention to the health of the oral cavity. Among other things, there is a number of alarming symptoms that require urgent help of a periodontist.
The services of a periodontist are necessary in the following situations:
- there is a feeling of swelling of the mucous membranes (gums);
- gum prolapse is observed with exposure of the tooth neck;
- painful and itchy sensations appeared in the gums;
- gums bleeding is systematically observed;
- an unpleasant odor from the oral cavity;
- ulcerations formed on the mucous membranes of the mouth;
- marked tooth mobility;
- pronounced tartar appeared.
In the presence of even one of the symptoms listed above, periodontal problems may be suspected. But the specifics of any pathology has its own, strictly defined signs of the disease, so treatment should be carried out only by a dentist who specializes in these problems.
Periodontitis is an inflammatory process, a dental pathology, accompanied by damage to the tissues around the teeth. The main clinical sign is the formation of a special pocket, which provokes, in the absence of competent comprehensive treatment, a very pronounced loosening and loss of teeth. The underlying causes of the development of periodontitis is the presence of a malocclusion, an advanced form of gingivitis, and violations during prosthetics.
Gingivitis is a dental pathology of the soft tissues around the teeth, which is characterized by severe gum inflammation due to insufficient or improper oral hygiene. At the same time, a gradual hardening of plaque with bacterial microflora is noted, which is the cause of inflammatory processes, accompanied by severe swelling of the gums and bad breath.
Initially, the development of periodontal pathologies does not require complex and expensive therapy, therefore, it consists of professional brushing, performing all standard dental measures to eliminate inflammatory manifestations.
Therapy of periodontal disease is carried out using therapeutic ointments, deep cleaning with the help of curettage of the formed pockets, as well as physiotherapeutic measures. In exceptional cases, it is advisable to prescribe a surgical intervention or dental prosthetics.
The periodontitis therapy involves medication with antiseptic compounds and professional toothbrushing. In the presence of a complicated course of the disease, the appointment of surgical treatment is not excluded.
Comprehensive treatment of gingivitis is aimed at eliminating symptoms in the process of removing plaque, professional cleaning with anti-inflammatory therapy using special tools. Complex cases require splinting to rid the patient of tooth decay and strengthen the dentition.
Dental specialists of “Certus” clinic in Kiev are the most highly qualified doctors with many years of experience in various fields of dentistry, including periodontics. There is prevention and consultation in our arsenal, as well as the most modern methods of therapy. The price is determined individually, depending on the amount of diagnostic measures, the complexity of treatment and the method of prevention. At the first appointment, the periodontist will diagnose and accurately describe the whole situation and treatment methods.
|Consultation on a treatment plan||490|
|Toothbrushing Air Flow||520|
|Integrated tooth brushing Air Flow + ultrasound (2 jaws)||940|