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Doctor insights on: Is Peridontal Disease Hereditary

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I have aggressive peridontal disease. Are extractions my only option?

Depends: A detailed clinical and radiographic examination will be required to assess the severity of your periodontal disease. Your treatment options, including extractions, will be dependent upon the severity of your problem. ...Read more

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What are periodontal diseases? What do they affect?

What are periodontal diseases? What do they affect?

Gum disease: is an infection of the anatomical structures that surround and support your teeth. If left untreated, periodontitis can lead to tooth loss. See your dentist for evaluation and treatment ASAP. ...Read more

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What is periodontal disease?

What is periodontal disease?

Chronic infection: Gum disease is a chronic inflammatory disease initiated by bacteria on your teeth. As the bacteria spreads under your gums and into your bone the bodies inflammatory response eats away the collagen network that hold the gums and bone together. While the mechanism of destruction is immune mediated it is in response to the bacterial infection. ...Read more

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How is periodontal disease cured?

How is periodontal disease cured?

See a dentist: Good oral hygiene on your part with brushing and flossing regularly. Your dentist can provide a deep cleaning around the teeth, sometimes antibiotics, laser therapy or surgery may be recommended. ...Read more

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How to sca;e periodontal disease?

What's the question?: I'm not sure what your question is. If you are asking how you scale for periodontal disease then i would recommend you see a dentist because you can't scale it yourself. ...Read more

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How is periodontal disease treated?

How is periodontal disease treated?

There are multiple: There are multiple treatment options depending on the severity of the disease and the local anatomy. Periodontal disease is a disease where the bone supporting the teeth is lost. So for example it can be lost with accompanying gum recession-no pockets no surgical intervention or without gum recession and pocket-therefore surgical intervention. See a periodontist. Dhschneid@gmail.Com 4 a referral. ...Read more

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I was wondering what is the risk factors for periodontal disease?

Poor OH and others..: Risk factors in periodontal disease: 1)poor oral hygiene, 2)poor immunity or disease which may compromise immunity (diabetes) 3)open mouth breather, 4)dry mouth, 5)malocclusion, 6)conditions that cause food impaction areas: open contacts, faulty/broken restoration, open crown margin, 7)smokers, 8)disease compromise the host reaction to bacteria and bacterial products. ...Read more

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How do I cure periodontal disease?

See periodontist: See a periodontist and get a plan.............. ...Read more

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