Periodontics is the specialty of dentistry that studies supporting structures of teeth as well as diseases and conditions that affect them.
Benefits Of Periodontics:
It slows down gum disease and provide a good oral health. Periodontal disease can be majorly classified in to : 1.gingivitis and 2. periodontitis.
Periodontal treatment includes both surgical and non surgical treatment. Non surgical includes scaling and root planing.
Generally there is a bacterial activity within the mouth and if these unremoved shall form deposits ; which may add to further destruction leading to the formation of abscess, loosening of teeth and finally tooth extraction. Besides; even if bone loss occurs teeth may have to be extracted.
Periodontal surgery increases the chances of keeping natural teeth and preventing the tooth from extraction. It is a procedure for regenerating lost bone and tissue supporting the tooth.
Periodontal surgery is also helpful in cases of gum recession, wherein tooth may develop sensitivity due to exposed roots.