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Periodontal Treatment Markham

Periodontitis is an infection that causes severe damages the soft tissue and bone around the tooth. This leads to inflammation around the tooth. Untreated periodontitis will lead to tooth loss and may also increase the risk of strokeand other health problems. At our clinic we offer effective and reliable treatment for periodontal disease. Our team will treat the condition and ensure that you have healthy teeth and gums. To book an appointment with us, please call us now. Our team serves patients in and around Markham.

Understanding periodontal diseases

Bacterial plaque develops over the surface of teeth, if this is not removed from your teeth, it can further lead to formation of tartar, or calculus and eventually lead to severe gum diseases. To determine whether you have periodontitis our dentists will:

Review your medical history and check your mouth thoroughly to understand the reason for gum issues, we also take in factors such as if you are a smoker or take certain medications that causes dry mouth.

We will take dental X-rays to check for bone loss

We will then assign a stage to periodontitis based on the severity.

Measure the pocket depth. In a healthy mouth, the pocket depth must be between 1 and 3 millimeters (mm),if it is deeper, this may indicate periodontitis.

We will also examine your mouth to look for plaque and tartar build-up

Our team will then chalk out a treatment plan to effectively treat the condition.

Treating periodontitis

Treatment for periodontitis will be provided by our trusted periodontist, a dentist or a dental hygienist. We will thoroughly clean the pockets around teeth to ensure that there is no damage to the surrounding bone. At our clinic, we offer both surgical and non-surgical treatments.

Nonsurgical treatments

Initial stages of periodontal diseases can be treated with less invasive procedures such as:

Scaling:This helps us removes tartar and bacteria from your tooth.

Root planing. This smooths the root surfaces and preventsbuild-up of tartar and bacteria.

Antibiotics. This can help control bacterial infection. Our dentists will also recommend antibiotic mouth rinses to eliminate infection-causing bacteria.

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Surgical treatments

If you have advanced periodontitis, we may recommend:

Flap surgery: We will make tiny incisions in your gum so that gum tissue can be lifted back.

Soft tissue grafts. Our dentists will reinforcedamaged soft tissue. This helps reduce gum recession, cover exposed roots.

Bone grafting. The bone graft helps prevent tooth loss caused by severe periodontal disease.

Preventing periodontitis

Good dental hygiene can prevent periodontal diseases. It is essential to maintain good oral hygiene, brush your teeth twice a day, floss it regularly. Also eat balanced diet and get your teeth cleaning by professional dentists at least twice a year. To know more about how to prevent this disease, please get in touch with us now.

Facts about periodontitis

Periodontitisaffects the bone and the gum.

It is mainly caused by bacteria and plaque build-up around the tooth.

Good oral hygiene can prevent this

Smoking increases the risk of gum disease.

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Since phase 2, and having reopened our office, we couldn't be happier to be connecting with our patients! We are taking the utmost precautions to provide a safe Covid free environment. Face shields, air purifiers, and limiting the number of patients to those that have appointments are just some of the new policies we have implemented. After every set of patients, we're dedicating time to properly sanitize the rooms, instruments and the waiting area, to ensure safety for the next set of patients. Please call us today for a free consultation!
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