Ikona periodontologia

Periodontology is a branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease and oral mucosa.

A few reasons why you need to go to the periodontologist:

  • Bleeding gums (healthy gums NEVER bleeding)
  • pain and swelling of the gums
  • exposing the roots of teeth
  • loosening of teeth
  • sudden loss of teeth.

Periodontitis, commonly known as periodontitis, is the second cause of tooth loss among adults. The basic reason causing the formation and development of periodontitis are bacterial plaque, which accumulates as a result of neglect of hygiene. They can penetrate deep into periodontal pockets (the area between the edge of the gums and the tissue of the tooth) and create pockets pathological. The effect of long-term and untreated periodontitis include unsightly deformation of soft tissue (gums), and bone damage, wherein the teeth are mounted. This leads to loosening and loss of teeth. Besides bacteria influence on the onset and course of the disease in May, such factors as:

  • genetic predisposition
  • stress
  • smoking
  • Diabetes and local factors: traumatic occlusion
  • improperly performed filling
  • prosthetic crowns


To effectively treat periodontal disease require good cooperation of the patient and the doctor. The first and often the procedure is sufficient to remove plaque from smoothing the root surface. This treatment makes it possible to remove the inflammation. However, the condition for the effectiveness of this treatment is to change the habits of hygiene (proper teeth cleaning), to prevent the re-deposition of bacteria on the tooth surface. In more advanced cases it is necessary to perform periodontal surgery. Depending on the type of bone loss can be made so. lobar operations or treatments using regenerative biomaterials.

In our "Dentamax"using specialized periodontal treatment, we offer you the following treatments:

  • diagnosis and prevention of periodontal diseases
  • scaling uppergum- involves the removal of tartar from the tooth surface ultrasonic scaler. When scaling is performed all polishing the cleaned surfaces of the teeth. This prevents build-up of plaque.
  • scaling downgum– after the next step of scaling naddziąsłowego subgingival scaling is executed in the case of the stone below the gingiva. For this treatment, we use the ultrasonic scaler and hand tools (curettes). At the end of the treatment smooths the surface of the root ("root planning") and stabilized so that all the tissue can regenerate. The acute drug to be administered sulcus.

curettage - is a surgical procedure performed in the presence of periodontal pockets, which consists of cleaning the periodontal pocket of tartar, debris harboring bacteria and their toxins, inflamed granulation tissue (lesion tissue). This enables the elimination of inflammation and healing of wounds. It is a procedure performed under local anesthesia, sparing the tissue surrounding the tooth.

immobilization loosened teeth with conservative methods,
Corrective grinding occlusion (elimination of traumatic nodes),
lengthening clinical crowns of teeth


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