Periodontics is a big word that simply describes the branch of dentistry that deals with gum disease. Gum disease is also called periodontal disease, hence the term periodontics.
Gum disease is pretty common. It ranges from simple gum inflammation to a much more serious disease that can cause major damage to your gums and other supporting structures of your teeth.
In this video you’ll learn about a number of periodontal related topics including:
- What causes gum disease and how to reduce your chances of getting it.
- Common signs of gum disease to keep an eye out for.
- If you do have gum disease, what are the common types of treatment options.
- A new, minimally invasive treatment that can save patients from having to go through the traditional scalpel and suture surgery.