It refers to the specialization of dental science associated with addressing the problems of the gums and soft tissues of the oral cavity. According to the Commission of Infections one out of two adults are facing periodontal issues of varying severity. The early stages of gum disease can be easily treated by the dentist. Specialized dentists are capable of curing the advanced periodontal inflammations requiring microsurgical interventions for the regeneration of soft tissues. The use of the laser in these treatments is proved to be of decisive significance.
It is important to know that periodontal disease in turn is a risk factor for damaging other organs (e.g. heart), since bacteria and their toxins are transferred throughout the body by blood circulation.
Seek advice of a specialist if you have any of the following problems: