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What Is A Periodontist?

It is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal or gum disease. It is an infection of the tissue that holds your tooth. People suffer from this due to poor brushing and flossing habits. Periodontist Aurora can help you stop the suffering of your mouth by providing you appropriate treatment.

Our periodontist will carefully examine your mouth to have a specific diagnosis, in this way, the resolution would be what you need to have that would make your mouth healthy again. We do not just treat gum diseases but also complex oral problems.

When Should You See A Periodontist?

Sometimes when we experience some symptoms that are related to our mouth, we tend to take it for granted. It is highly recommended that if we experience these symptoms, we need to schedule an appointment with a periodontist immediately:

  • Bad Breath or Continued Halitosis
  • Bleeding While Brushing Or Eating
  • Gangrene In The Tissues
  • Loose Teeth
  • Gum Recession

We may think that these symptoms are just common and not to be taken seriously. But these symptoms can be a periodontal disease that needs to be cured so it is advised to see a periodontist. See Periodontist Aurora to prevent any of these and provide you an appropriate treatment.

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What To Expect When You Visit A Periodontist

In your check-up, the periodontist will be conducting some tests and note them on your medical file. In this examination, the periodontist will be checking your head, neck, and jaw for any joint disorder. After that, he or she will get your mouth, throat, gums, and teeth checked. There may be an X-ray depending on your condition. These tests are done carefully to get an accurate diagnosis.

The tests are essential so the periodontist can understand your medical condition and make a personalized treatment plan that is suitable for you. And when you and the periodontist have come to an agreement on which course of treatment would be best for you, the next visit will be scheduled, unless you need emergency surgery.

You should also bring your current list of medications, and previous dental x-rays, so the periodontist can give you appropriate medication without any implications to your health.

Ways To Avoid Periodontal Diseases

Pre-caution is the best thing to do to keep any kind of disease away and periodontal diseases are not an exemption. Below is a list of some of the common ways to avoid getting periodontal diseases:

  • Reassess How You Brush Your Teeth. Brushing your teeth plays an important role to prevent us from having any dental disease. But there is a proper way to do it so it will be effective. By holding your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle and moving it as small as possible, so you can focus on each tooth, it will be more effective.
  • Use Floss And Mouthwash Daily. This helps remove the harmful bacteria inside our mouth that cannot be reached by brushing alone.
  • Stop Smoking Tobacco or CIgarettes. Smoking weakens our immune system, which means that it is easier for us to get diseases and that includes gum diseases. Smoking doubles the risk of getting gum diseases so we strongly advise to stop smoking.
  • Visit Your Dentist Regularly. Having your mouth checked regularly is essential as the dentist would be able to monitor any disease and it could be prevented before it gets worse.
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Contact Us!

Do not let your oral hygiene weaken and suffer. Contact us immediately to schedule an appointment with Periodontist Aurora to have your oral health checked so we can prevent, and treat any periodontal diseases.

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