Periodontics is the branch of dentistry that deals with the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease.
Periodontal disease or periodontitis is very common gum disease, whose symptoms are red, painful and swollen gums and bleeding gums. This disease involves the withdrawal and inflammation of the gums and can lead to oscillation and loss of teeth. Therefore, it is not to be ignored, but the time to cure.
Treatment of periodontal disease is done medications, conservative or surgical - curettage of periodontal pockets or by installing artificial bone.
To avoid these unpleasant and dangerous disease, which operates on overall health, prevention of periodontal disease is desirable, and it is one of regularly washing and thorough cleaning of the teeth, the space between the teeth and gums, as well as the occasional removal of dental plaque and tartar.