The early symptom of periodontal disease is bad breath(halitosis) or gingivitis, when the gums bleed while being brushed and/or flossed. Periodontal disease is when bacteria present in the dental plaque has reached the gums, alveolar bone, and the periodontal ligament causing an infection. If left untreated the infection can cause permanent damage to teeth, jaw, and gums. Periodontal disease is diagnosed by using a periodontic probing instrument, where it measures the range of the gum pockets. At our clinics, our staff are trained to identify the early stages. In addition, CARE INTERNATIONAL DENTAL CARE is equipped with in built OPG set up, that radiographically shows full mouth bone level and related inflammation to treat accordingly. Daily oral care, and regular visits to your dentist can help prevent this disease.
As the old saying goes, prevention is better than cure. Hence, the creation of preventive dentistry which is a new method intended to reduce the need for expensive and painful dental treatments in the future.
With the joint efforts of the dentist, the hygienist and the patient, this treatment can save your teeth from decay and gum disease, which gives you a better chance of keeping your teeth for life without the need for fillings and extractions.
A course of treatment may be recommended to get your mouth in a good condition, and a maintenance plan will be worked out to help you keep it that way.
There is also is less risk for broken file complications. Fewer x-rays are required because the machine with apex locator identifies the length of the canal.
To have a healthy mouth you need to: