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What are symptoms of pariodontis disease?

What are symptoms of pariodontis disease?

Bleeding gums: Some of he symptoms are bleeding gums, tenderness, loose teeth, painful brushing, halitosis, decay, painful chewing. ...Read more

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New periodontist carefully and just charted all tooth surfaces for pocket depths. All were 1 or 2 mm. But, I have recession. Do I have perio disease?

New periodontist carefully and just charted all tooth surfaces for pocket depths. All were 1 or 2 mm. But, I have recession. Do I have perio disease?

Probably not.: If pocket depth is less then 3-4 mm and no bleeding then chances are good that you do not have inflammatory gum disease. Cause of recession can be traumatic bite, abnormal, non harmonious jaw relationship or air way obstruction. Good luck. ...Read more

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Peridontial disease question. Do the hygienists or the periodontist always do scaling?

What state?: What a hygienist is legally allowed to do varies from state to state. For preliminary scaling, the periodontist may delegate some duties to the hygienist if allowed in individual state. This will vary from office to office and from case to case. The periodontist is still responsible for all treatment rendered. ...Read more

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How do I find a periodontist that offers lanap-periolase treatment for gum disease in the philippines/asia?

How do I find a periodontist that offers lanap-periolase treatment for gum disease in the philippines/asia?

See below: Contact millennium dental technologies in cerritos, california. They should be able to help you good luck! ...Read more

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My dentist and periodontist told me I have scar tissue under my tongue. What are common symptoms of this scar tissue?

My dentist and periodontist told me I have scar tissue under my tongue. What are common symptoms of this scar tissue?

How old are you?: the scar you are talking about, could be a band, the band could limit the motion of the tongue, apparently it has not affecting you or your speech since you are a grown adult with unknown age. usually if it was discovered at young age, specially before school age, we usually cut it off, to prevent the child from having a speech problem. ...Read more

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What is a periodontist?

What is a periodontist?

Periodontist: A periodontist is a dentist who is specialized in the treatment of the supporting tissues of the teeth. In other words he treats the gums, jaw bone and periodontal ligament. They all have been trained in general dentistry before branching out into the field of periodontics. Some add implant treatment to their practice in their quest of helping patients have a full dentition. ...Read more

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How to become a periodontist?

Three steps: 1.College 4 years. 2. Dental School 4 years. 3. Full-time Perio residency 3 years. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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What is the training of a periodontist?

What is the training of a periodontist?

More school: After four years of dental school, then on to a specialty residency of, now a days, three-more years. ...Read more

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Differences between an orthodontist and a periodontist?

Differences between an orthodontist and a periodontist?

Different specialtie: Orthodontists are trained 2-3 years after getting their dental degrees. They deal with malocclusions, straightening teeth, etc. Periodontist s are dentists that also HAV 2-3 years of extra training and their domain is treating diseases of the gums and underlying bone. Many are also experts at placing implants. ...Read more

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What is endodontist vs periodontist?

Endo vs Perio: A endodontist is a dentist who specializes in the treatment of the nerve of teeth. He can surgically or through conventional root canal treatment save teeth from being lost. A periodontist is a dentist specialized in the treatment of the supporting tissues of the teeth, such as the gums, jaw bone and periodontal ligament. Both fields in dentistry are essential in saving teeth. ...Read more

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