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Frequently Asked Questions about Periodontics

Frequently Asked Questions about Periodontics

We invite you to explore our Periodontics FAQ section, where you will find answers about gum disease and its treatment. Discover how to identify periodontal problems, treatment options, costs and aftercare. Get valuable information to maintain your oral health and prevent periodontal complications.

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In this section, we address a wide range of common questions related to our treatments. Here you will find additional answers so that you are fully informed about the services we provide.

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Questions and Answers

What is periodontics?

It is a specialty of dentistry that treats diseases of the gums and structures that support the teeth.

What problems does periodontics treat?

Gingivitis, periodontitis, receding gums and bone loss around the teeth, among others.

How do I know if I need periodontal care?

Symptoms such as red gums, bleeding, bad breath and tooth mobility may indicate periodontal problems.

Is periodontal treatment painful?

Most treatments are minimally invasive and are performed under local anesthesia.

How much does periodontal treatment cost?

Costs vary according to the severity of the case and the type of treatment.

How long does a periodontal treatment last?

It depends on the severity of the disease; it may require several sessions.

What is a deep dental cleaning?

It is a procedure to remove tartar and bacterial plaque below the gum line.

What is periodontal surgery?

It is a surgical procedure to treat advanced gum and bone disease.

Is it possible to lose teeth due to periodontal problems?

Yes, if the disease is not treated in time.

What post-treatment care is necessary?

Maintain good oral hygiene and attend regular check-ups with the periodontist.

Is the damage caused by periodontal disease reversible?

Not always, but early treatment can prevent more serious damage.

What is scaling and root planing?

It is a procedure to clean the roots of the teeth and soften them to prevent plaque buildup.

How to prevent periodontal diseases?

With good oral hygiene, avoiding tobacco and regular dental check-ups.

What is bone regeneration in periodontics?

It is a treatment to stimulate the growth of new bone where bone loss has occurred.

Are periodontal diseases related to other systemic diseases?

Yes, they have been found to be related to diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

What is a periodontal flap?

It is a surgical procedure to access the roots of the tooth and eliminate the infection.

What is aggressive periodontitis?

It is a form of periodontal disease that progresses more rapidly and is more destructive.

Is the use of mouthwash recommended in periodontics?

Yes, especially those containing antiseptics, but always consult your periodontist.

Which professional performs periodontal treatments?

A periodontist, who is a dentist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal diseases.

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