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advice with periodontitis lost lots of bone, what to do now?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
See periodontist: A periodontist can examine you and advise you of which teeth can be saved, which teeth need extraction, and how to restore and maintain your mouth.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
See dentist or perio: Loss of bone supporting the teeth is the main cause of periodontal disease, which is also called periodontitis. It is irreversible disease, but it is arrestable and manageable. the periodontitis has comorbidities (e.g. diabetes, cardiovascular disease). See your dentist or periodontist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. Do not procrastinate.

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I have periodontitis lost lots of bone, what to do?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Periodontist: Have a local periodontist evaluate your condition and advise you of which teeth can be saved and if any need extraction.

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