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Symptoms Of Periodontal Pocket
Related: When the attachment of the periodontal ligament is lost, it allows a pocket to develop. The attachment is the healthy protective barrier and the pocket is the destruction in the bone as a result of the disease process. Here is a good general resource for more information on Periodontal (gum) disease: http://www.perio.org/consumer/types-gum-disease.html ...Read more
I've got periodontal pocket. How can I cure it with home medicaments? My dentist is not helping me out with his medicaments even its just small pocket.
Reach the issue!: Almost all periodontal treatment evolves around keeping the entire tooth clean on a daily basis. If your issue is "between the teeth" but your floss gets hung-up on your gums before it can reach the depth of the pocket, try using a "proxabrush" or a "go betweens" style cleaner. Angle it into the pocket, and remove the plaque. Voila! no plaque, no inflammation and the body heals as it should. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
5mm or less : is a mild periodontitis and not necessary bone lost. these pockets become progressively deeper and more infected, leading to further tissue and bone loss. 5mm can be successfully treated with conservative therapies. See your dentist for scaling and root planing and keep good oral hygiene. That's all you need. Call your dentist today! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: See a periodontist who can go over the treatment necessary to resolve the pocket. Regardless you need to practice better oral hygiene regimen. Treatment might include scaling and root planing or periodontal surgery with or without bone grafting. ...Read more
Are the gums usually sutured back for better attachment following a periodontal pocket reduction procedure using a gum flap?
I am sure recorded: I am sure that the measurements are being recorded, either manually, on computer or there are some programs where the instrument doing the measuring senses the reading and records. Need to have a record to compare on subsequent visits and protocol. ...Read more
Risks of gum injuries in the periodontal pockets. Apart from trauma, if the periodontal pocket is peeling off what could cause this?
Next week, I have my periodontal cleaning and am very apprehensive about having any deep pockets. Any advice for this?
Good hygiene: Preventing deep pockets usually entails good and consistent oral hygiene care at home. Follow the advise given by your dentist and hygienist. It is important to keep your appointments with the dentist and hygienist. Once periodontal pockets have developed, deep scaling and surgery may be necessary. Maintaining and developing good hygiene habit is your best defense against developing deep pockets ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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