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Periodontal Diseases
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Periodontal disease Treatment in Ahmedabad
Prevention of periodontal disease:
Key factor to prevent the gum disease is practice a good oral hygiene.
1. Twice a brushing with regular flossing.
2. Regular check-up and cleaning in every 6 month
3. Well balanced diet
4. Avoid use of tobacco products

Treatment of the gums disease is done by the periodontist who is master in curing the disease by various treatment procedure. The main goal of the treatment is an elimination of infection. .

The basic treatment is always start with the regular cleaning which also called scaling.
Removal of supra-gingival gingival plaque and tarter from the teeth surface with the help of hand or ultrasonic scaler.

Deep cleaning
removal of sub-gingival plaque and tarter. Patient might need a local anesthetic shots to make a treatment more easy and comfortable.

Root planning
instrumentation to remove the microorganism from the root surface or lying free in the pocket, tarter, contaminated cementum and dentin in order to return a healthy non inflamed state of gums.

Surgical treatment
Flap surgery
if patient did not get the desire treatment outcome with regular cleaning and root planning surgery might be useful. A periodontist will reflect the flap (gums tissues from the root and bone surface), remove the tarter, and thoroughly clean the root surfaces and pocket then sutured back around the tooth.

Bone and tissue grafts
sometimes in addition to flap surgery you might need a placement of bone or tissue grafts. Grafting is also known as a GTR (guided tissue regeneration) help in new growth of bone and gums tissues destroyed by periodontitis.
Medication: along with the periodontal treatment, below drugs are also prescribed to control the bacterial growth.

Antibiotics and analgesic medicines
Antimicrobial mouthwash for rinsing
Antibiotics gels for gums massage

After the all successful treatment get it done by a dentist a treatment outcomes depends on a severity and extent of disease, risk factors and ability of patient to maintain a good oral hygiene.

Dr. Sayma Memon - Periodontist in Ahmedabad

Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology, Masters of Science in Dentistry, Houston, USA
Bachelors of Dental Surgery, Ahmedabad, India
  • A Specialist in the treatment of periodontal (gum) disease and dental implants, Dr. Memon brings in a unique combination of deft clinical skills and a strong research & academic background.
  • A licensed dental practitioner both in USA and India, she splits her time between her dental practices in Houston, Texas and Ahmedabad, India
  • Dr. Memon is an expert in procedures such as gum grafting, bone grafting, Osseous Surgery and Crown lengthening. Her core competency and focus continues to remain on Implant Dentistry that includes procedures such as Extractions and Socket Preservation using Bone Graft, Maxillary Sinus Augmentation, Surgical Placement of single and multiple implants.
  • Dr. Memon is certified and trained for administration of Sedation during complex surgical procedures
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