Although Periodontal Disease is a serious condition, it can be resolved through proper dental care and good oral hygiene techniques.
Periodontal Disease is an inflammatory Disease that attacks the gums, bones and other supporting structures of the teeth. It is the result of plaque (colourless bacteria that forms on teeth). If plaque is not brushed away, gums begin to slip downward away from teeth. This movement creates pockets in between teeth and gums, which eventually fill with plaque and cause deterioration.
Symptoms of Periodontal Disease include;
The diagnosis of Periodontal Disease can be made through an oral examination with us. Within this consultation x-rays would be taken and the depth of the gum pockets measured.
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