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How can periodontal pockets decrease if the damage is permanent ?

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In brief: Bone loss..

.. Is permanent.
The level of the bone will not grow back, so that damage is permanent. The gum tissue, through treatment (surgical and non-surgical) can recontour, decreasing pocket depth.

In brief: Bone loss..

.. Is permanent.
The level of the bone will not grow back, so that damage is permanent. The gum tissue, through treatment (surgical and non-surgical) can recontour, decreasing pocket depth.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Paul Grin
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Perio treatment

can promote reattachment of healthy gums to teeth, reduce inflammation, swelling, the depth of pockets, and the risk of infection, and also stop further damage and tooth loss.
See a periodontist for consultation.

In brief: Perio treatment

can promote reattachment of healthy gums to teeth, reduce inflammation, swelling, the depth of pockets, and the risk of infection, and also stop further damage and tooth loss.
See a periodontist for consultation.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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