Periodontitis is an inflammatory, destructive disease affecting the bone, teeth, mucous membranes and periodontium. The cause of periodontitis is a bacterial infection. Irregular cleaning of tartar, as well as poor oral hygiene provides a good environment for bacteria and the development of periodontitis.
What are the symptoms?
- Inflammation of the gingiva;
- Teeth movement;
- Bone loss;
- Periodontics pockets.
What does the treatment look like?
The first step is a consolation, accompanied with a panoramic photo, probing in order to evaluate the tissue and bone loss, tartan removal and teeth polishing, accompanied with proper medication plan.
A more complex laser procedure includes;
- A laser acupuncture in biologically active spots corresponding to the bone synthesis;
- Multidiode head;
- Intraoral laser therapy.
How many treatments are necessary?
The treatment protocol includes a first stage of 8 procedures, in six months 6 more. The procedures are done once in a few days, optimally twice a week. Eventually, if needed, the 6 additional procedures can be done after a year.
How can the patients maintain their results?
The laser therapy aims to stop the progression of the disease and stabilise the movement of the teeth. During the above mentioned periods, a proper oral hygiene and frequent tartar removal are a must. The patient should be stricter in following a hygiene plan. The results of the treatment are then monitored by panoramic radiographies.