If dental treatment is not carried out for you then there is a high chance that teeth will be lost as the disease progresses.
1 – Initial consultation and measurements around your teeth
2 – Special investigations such as x-rays
3 – Discussion of your disease stage and treatment plan
4 – Providing you with a bespoke oral hygiene plan for you to carry out at home
5 – Initial phase cleaning of the teeth and gums (with local anaesthetic)
6 – Assessment after 8-12 weeks to measure initial response
These could be:
1 – Advice on your personalised maintenance regime with our dental hygienist
2 – Further deep cleaning to help stabilise the gum disease
3 – Advice on the need for any surgical procedures that may be required to help stabilise your gum disease
Other surgical procedures also include:
Smoking is strongly associated with gum disease and will also significantly reduce the effectiveness of any treatment. Attending a stop smoking clinic has proven to be the most effective way of quitting smoking and is strongly advised.
There are other important factors include:
1 – Stabilising medical conditions such as Diabetes, Cardiovascular (Heart and blood vessel) disease, Chronic Kidney Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
2 – Maintaining a healthy balanced diet
3 – Reducing your stress levels
4 – Attending a dental hygienist for regular cleans and maintenance.