Caring for your gums and your system!
PERIODONTICS / GUM SURGERY / PYORRHEA
Do you have a bad breath?
Do you get bleeding gums while eating/brushing?
Do you feel your teeth appear longer than before?
If yes, chances are you are suffering from a condition called periodontitis or pyorrhea, which is a disease of gums and bone.
What are periodontal diseases?
Periodontal diseases are most often caused by poor oral hygiene, dental plaque, smoking, genetic factors, stress, diet, age and illness. It is an ongoing bacterial infection in the gums and bone around your teeth that can lead to an inflammation under the gums. If left untreated, the inflammation can destroy the bone around your teeth resulting in tooth loss.
What are the signs of periodontal disease/pyorrhea?
The main signs are:
Are these diseases affecting my body also?
Gum diseases have direct/indirect effect on our body and have an increased potential for development of:
Contact us for proper screening of your gums for early diagnosis and treatment of your gum disease.