Periodontics focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the gingiva (gums) and periodontal tissues (bone support surrounding the teeth. Systemic or local diseases or poor oral hygiene leads to degeneration or inflammation of these tissues of the teeth.
Laser Procedures: Laser can be effective way to perform many dental procedures. With lasers there is reduced need for local anesthesia, bleeding is minimized, swelling is controlled, and there is little if any postoperative discomfort. Laser enhances the effect of tooth bleaching agents for a faster and more effective result. Restorative materials are more quickly cured to greater hardness. Lasers used to remove tooth decay are fast and seldom require anesthesia.
- Periodontal Disease
- Types of Periodontal Disease
- Periodontal Diagnosis
- Periodontal Treatment
- Periodontal Maintenance
- When to See a Periodontist?
- Gum Recession
- Pocket Irrigation
- Prophylaxis (Teeth Cleaning)
- Periodontal Disease and Diabetes
- Periodontal Disease, Heart Disease and Stroke
- Periodontal Disease and Respiratory Disease
- Periodontal Disease and Osteoporosis
- Periodontal Scaling & Root Planning