Dental issues and oral hygiene are very important but are often neglected. Proper dental care is not just limited to taking care of your teeth but also caring about the gums holding your teeth intact, especially because it is one of the foremost causes of tooth loss.
There exist several dental therapies and both surgical and non-surgical treatments for gum diseases like scaling and Deep Gingival Curettage (DGC), depending on the type, intensity and stage of trouble a patient is facing as well as their previous medical records such as how they responded to earlier treatments (if any), or if they are allergic to a certain medication, or their overall health.
After a thorough and in-depth examination of one’s gum health and in-depth analysis of previous medical records, treatment is recommended ranging from non-surgical therapies to surgical procedures. Non-surgical approaches control the growth of bacteria, tartar and effectively reverses it. Surgical procedures focus on restoring the gum tissues surrounding and supporting the teeth such that tooth loss is prevented.
The approaches of conventional treatment of gum disease, more often than not leading to surgery for patients – has been changing rapidly in recent years with development in the world of dentistry. If a condition is detected early and if proper treatment is carried out soon enough, surgery can be avoided in almost all cases.
But in cases of late detection or unavoidable conditions, minimally invasive surgical procedures are advisable as well as a necessity as it guarantees the best results possible for dental and oral health.