How to prevent and address early Periodontitis

Written by: Federico Miraglia Cantarini
Edited by: Patricia Pujante Crespo

Periodontitis is a disease with characteristic symptoms: bleeding gums, thickened or reddish, loss of gum, mobile teeth or halitosis. The treatment is based on eliminating pathogenic bacteria of periodontal pockets and to reduce or eliminate oral bacteria.

Periodontal Treatment: Understanding

The foundation of our periodontal treatment protocol (Full Mouth Desinfection) is the complete elimination of pathogenic bacteria of periodontal pockets and the reduction or elimination of habitats oral bacteria that can cause re-infection of already treated sites.


Periodontitis Risk Factors

There are certain risk factors for which a patient can develop Periodontitis. Some of them are, among others:- Smoking- Diabetes- Genetic factors- Poor hygiene habits


Symptoms and Diagnosis of Periodontitis

The symptoms of a patient with periodontal disease are:- Gums that bleed when brushed or spontaneously- Gums thickened and red (signs of inflammation)- Loss of gum spot in one piece or generalized- Mobile Teeth- Bad breathThe diagnosis is based on clinical examination by the expert in dentistry and periodontics. This procedure will be followed by periodontal probing and radiographic, such as periapical series, ortopantomografía tests, among others.


Maintenance and monitoring of Periodontal Disease

Our treatment protocol is the realization of the full mouth disinfection in a single session.However, the chronic nature of Periodontal Disease, quarterly maintenance sessions yearly, half-yearly or needed, depending on the individual predisposition of each patient.


Edited by Patricia Crespo Pujante


*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Federico Miraglia Cantarini

Mr. Miraglia Cantarini is an acknowledged expert in Dentistry city of Malaga. He graduated in Dentistry from the University of Granada and an expert in Periodontics by the European University of Madrid. It also has several diplomas and courses in dental pathologies and treatments, especially focusing on maintaining soft around teeth and implants tissue. He is currently the Coordinator and Director of the area of ​​Periodontology Dental Clinic Cuevas Queipo and the International Xanit Hospital. On the other hand, it is teacher training for dental hygienists practice of IES Santa Barbara, Cesur and Juan Diaz and collaborates with the laboratory Isdin Bexident courses for dental hygienists. He has participated in several papers and is a regular contributor as a speaker with Dentaid Laboratory aimed at dental hygienists.


*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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