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Periodontics &
Dental Implants

Periodontal Diseases

Periodontal diseases are inflammatory diseases of the gums and the supporting structures of teeth. If not adequately treated, they can result in the loss of bone around teeth and ultimately tooth loss. Although they are more common in adults, children and teenagers can also be affected. Early detection and diagnosis are key to successful treatment.

  • No signs of gum inflammation
  • Gums do not bleed
  • No gaps between teeth
  • No gum recession

Healthy Gums

  • Red and puffy gums
  • Gums bleed easily
  • Gum recession may be present


Advanced Gingivitis

  • Swollen and puffy gums
  • Bleeding gums
  • Loss of bone around teeth
  • Spaces between teeth
  • Loose teeth
  • Teeth migrating
  • Gum recession resulting in tooth sensitivity


Advanced Periodontitis

  • Bleeding gums
  • Ulcers
  • Fetid odor
  • Pain

Necrotizing Ulcerative Periodontal Disease

  • Brush and floss your teeth properly
  • Visit your dentist and/or dental hygienist regularly for check-up and professional tooth cleaning
  • Get proper treatment early
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