What is Gum Graft?

09/07/2015 07:56

It is a broad term that describes the range of periodontal surgical operations which entails the grafting of the gum tissues in order to among others, cover the exposed root surfaces, and strengthen the bands of keratinized tissues e.t.c. It is also called gingival graft or periodontal plastic surgery.     Visit you r dentist      if you suspect any signs of Gum disease.


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Describe Chronic Periodontitis.

09/07/2015 07:53

It is the severe inflammation of the periodontal tissues of the oral cavity that is chiefly caused by the accumulation of dental plaque. Its major signs and symptoms include bleeding or redness of gums, recurring gum swellings, bad breath (halitosis), gingival recessions, and loose teeth. It leads mainly to excessive pain in the mouth, loss of self-esteem among other problems.

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What is Periodontology?

09/07/2015 07:52

It is the branch of dentistry or oral care which is mainly concerned with the study and general treatment of the structures that surround and support the teeth. It is also called periodontics.

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