Periodontist is a dentist specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infections and diseases of gums surrounding the teeth and the jaw bone to which the teeth are anchored.There are well experienced in most advanced techniques necessary to treat periodontal disease and place dental implants, they also perform a vast range of cosmetic procedures to enhance smile to its full extent.In course of a regular dental check up, if the general dentist finds symptoms of gum disease, a consultation with the periodontist may be recommended.
Gum disease (periodontal diseases) is among the commonest chronic inflammatory conditions affecting the human body and is a leading cause for tooth loss. Considering that a growing body of evidence seems to suggest an association between periodontitis and other systemic conditions such as cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus, treating gum disease may be important not just for the health of the oral cavity but general health as well. Continue reading Innovations in gum treatment- the microsurgical approach
World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared year 2016 campaign as “Halt the rise: beat diabetes” to stop the spread of this preventable lifestyle disease that is afflicting India at large. Recent scientific evidence shows that there is two-way relationship between diabetes and gum disease, with diabetes increasing the risk for pyorrhea and gum infection increasing blood sugar. Continue reading Halt the Rise : Beat Diabetes through Oral Health Maintenance