A UNIQUE BRANCH OF DENTISTRY
Periodontists specialize in the treatment of diseases and conditions that affect the gum and other structures that support the teeth. These supporting structures include the alveolar bone, the cementum and the periodontal ligament. Smile Focus has highly professional periodontists who specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all periodontal diseases. They also specialize in the placement and maintenance of dental implants and the treatment of peri-implantitis (bone loss around dental implants). Periodontists are trained to perform routine procedures like scaling and root planning or debridement and are also certified to perform surgeries if required of patients with advanced gum disease.
Crooked Teerh are more likely to be lost due to tooth decay or periodontal disease as they are harder to clean despite regular brushing and flossing. Crooked teeth also cause extra stress on the muscles in your jaw which can lead to a variety of problems including pain in the neck, shoulders and the back, headaches and TMJ syndrome. At times, crooked teeth can even result in speech problems that can affect your confidence. After getting your crooked teeth corrected you will have a more attractive smile. You’ll have better oral health and teeth that are less susceptible to decay and disease.
ORTHODONTISTS REQUIRE FULL MEDICAL AND DENTAL HISTORIES
Before starting any treatments, your dentists will clinically examine your teeth and take plaster models, as well as X-rays. Patients are advised about their treatment options keeping in consideration aesthetics as well as their general and oral health.