Periodontology is a new field in dentistry dealing with the peridontitis, which was earlier said to be incurable. Special bacteria in the fur can lead to the infection of the gum (gingivitis) and later can cause an irreversible damage to the supporting structure of the tooth (periodontitis).
There are many risk factors associated with it, such as smoking, bad oral hygine, incorrect fillings or restaurations in the teeth, diabetes, genetic.
The early complains of the illness can be: bleeding from the gum, pain, gingival recession, tooth mobility. In periodontitis the fibers brake down and as time go by teeth become loose.
The aim of the treatment firstly to eliminate the infection, and then if it is possible to regenerate the lost tissues by operative methods. When you realize that you have the above mentioned symptoms, visit a dentist in advance.