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In the Dental Clinic Kovacevic, our well trained and experienced team leaded by the professor of periodontics with the latest model of periodontal therapy will approach the issue in the most effective way and ensure patients receiving the highest level of care.
Periodontics is the specialty of dentistry that studies supporting structures of teeth. The periodontium the group of structures that directly surround, support and protect the teeth. It is composed largely of the gingivae, periodontal ligament, cementum and alveolar bone.
Paradontopathy or paradentosis (most common names for the desease)
Periodontal disease encompasses a number of diseases of the periodontal tissues that result in attachment loss, destruction of alveolar bone and tooth loss eventually.
Nowadays, it is very common that lots of young people suffer some form of this disease. More frequently the first symptoms get discovered in your early 20s rahter than your late 30s as it was before. By recent researches, periodontal disease is the second most common cause of tooth loss, almost 50%. The other 50% is caused by tooth decay.
There is no cure for peridontal disease, it can still be stopped if symptoms are noticed in time and patients can manage it with an effective prevention method, for example, removing soft and hard dental deposits (such as plaque) using the correct tooth brushing techniques, semiannual check ups and a gum surgery if necessary.