Laser Gingival Treatment
Periodontitis, commonly known as “gingivitis”, is an inflammation of the gums and bone tissue around the gums. It is one of the most common diseases in oral diseases worldwide. The cause of periodontitis is periodontal bacteria. Although these bacteria are found in every mouth, they are not harmful. However, in case of a rapid increase in their number, they become harmful and cause plaque formation in their teeth and surroundings. As a result, gingivitis, which starts over time, becomes chronic and extends to tooth and bone loss.
How to Understand Gingivitis Disease?
Gingivitis is the first symptom of Periodontitis, and you may see your gums bleeding when you brush your teeth. Softening, swelling and redness of the gums usually occur. Bacterial plaques can be seen around the teeth. In summary, symptoms of gingivitis;
- Your gums start bleeding during tooth brushing or while eating or without any reason
- Bad breath
- Longer look of teeth than normal due to the retraction of the gums
- Disruption and distortion of the positions of the teeth
- Sometimes pain in the teeth
How to Perform Laser Gum Treatment?
If the disease continues after the development of periodontitis is followed for a while, laser treatment is applied to decontaminate the gums. Thanks to the light energy applied to the tooth thanks to the laser gingival treatment, it leads to a change in form and texture on the area where the laser touches. The biggest advantages of the laser gingival treatment offer a fast result, minimizes pain, provides easy intervention to soft tissues, and provides treatment without the need for local anesthesia.
In very advanced Periodontitis diseases, abrasions, bone deficits and gaps between teeth and gums are seen in the jaw bones. Curettage is performed to treat the cavity caused by this bone destruction. With curettage treatment, the inflammation of the tooth root surfaces is eliminated and removed from the tooth surface.
Timely diagnosis and treatment of gum diseases, protects both your oral health and jaw bones. One of the most important things to do to achieve complete success in the treatment of gum disease is to pay great attention to dental and oral health after treatment.