What is periodontics?

The periodontics is the specialty that is in charge of the care and treatment of the tooth support tissues, that is to say, bones, gums, cement and periodontal ligament

The Dental Clinic in Almería Fernández Ayora, performs esthetic treatments through mucogingival surgery for the treatment of the gingival recessions (long teeth) and crown lengthening, gingival smiles (small teeth). You can find more information clicking  this link

Periodontal disease or periodontitis is an issue that if left untreated and uncontrolled, it keeps advancing until tooth loss.

Periodontitis is a bacteria-based infection with high destructive capacity if left untreated.

Some of the main symptoms are:

  • Gum bleeding

  • Gum retraction

  • Swelling, bad breath or halitosis

  • Lose teeth

Is it important to do check-ups to combat periodontics?

It is of little use to have teeth in perfect condition without a good support for them. However, periodontics has ceased to be a specialty that only deals with gum health to deal with general body health.

There are many studies that show that taking care of the health of the gums, in addition to preventing problems in the mouth, helps reduce the risk of diseases such as diabetes, myocardial or cerebral infarction and premature birth in pregnant women.

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At the Dental Clinic in Almería Fernández Ayora we offer all our patients all the professional support to combat the effects of periodontic disease and prevent other diseases arising from it.

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