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AM I AT RISK FOR DEVELOPING GUM-RELATED PROBLEMS?

Complete self-exam and find out!

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You may be at low-risk for gum-related problems. Keep up the good work!

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You may be at higher risk for gum-related problems. Speak to your dentist about a potential condition and its consequences.

Do your gums bleed when you brush your teeth?

Yes No

Have you been told by a dental professional that you have bone loss around your teeth?

Yes No

Have any teeth become loose (not due to a tooth trauma)?

Yes No

Have you had 7 or more permanent teeth extracted because of decay, looseness, or pain? (not counting wisdom or impacted teeth, or teeth knocked out by an accident or removed for orthodontics)

Yes No

Have you had or are you currently scheduled for a deep cleaning (scaling & root planing)?

Yes No

Have you had or are you currently scheduled for gum surgery (periodontal surgery)?

Yes No

The frequency that I use dental floss or another device to clean between my teeth is:

Never Daily Occasionally

The number of periodontal maintenance appointment(s) I have had in the last 24 months is: (exclude normal teeth cleaning appointments)

None/Don’t know 1-2 3-4 >5

What is your diabetic status?

Not Diabetic Diabetic, well controlled Diabetic, not controlled Diabetic, unknown control

Do you smoke cigarettes?

Never Former User < 1 pack per day 1 pack per day or more

YOUNG AND ALREADY HAVING PERIODONTAL DISEASE?

What is aggressive periodontitis?

Aggressive periodontitis is known for it’s powerful inflammatory response in the organism. There is often found a small amount of dental plaque, with a difference from a chronic periodontitis. Destruction of bone is faster and larger. Aggressive periodontitis should be detected as soon as possible, since undetected disease over several years leads to irreversible situations.
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DIABETES AND ORAL HEALTH

What is gum disease?

Severe inflammation of the gums is called periodontal disease. Gums begin to recess from the teeth, which become optically elongated. Gum pockets that are present around the teeth are filled with bacterial plaque that is the main cause for disease. Advanced periodontal disease treat specialists called periodontists. Without treatment the infection progresses through time. Bone, which supports the teeth and holds them in place, is slowly dissolving and teeth start to wobble and finally fall out. Read more

IS IT POSSIBLE TO KEEP TEETH INTO OLD AGE?

Can elderly people maintain their own teeth?

Among people it is generally believed that with age we are losing vision, we get gray hair and we lose teeth. This belief is totally wrong, because with regular oral hygiene we can keep teeth healthy into old age. Today more and more people retain their teeth during old age. With the evolution of science, dentists can make better dental fillings and prevention today has even greater success. People are more conscious about their oral health and they understand the need of a good oral hygiene. There are smaller numbers of tooth decay and dental fillings than in the past. Read more

ENOUGH OF TROUBLES AND WANTING TO REMOVE YOUR TEETH?

Is it good to remove all the teeth and get a denture?

Many people come to a dentist with a number of teeth, about which they often think, that they need to be removed, or they may not like the appearance of their teeth, because they are crowded. Those can be the reasons why they believe denture is the simplest way to solve all the problems related to their teeth. There are also people who are not visiting a dentist, because they are afraid of opinion or they feel fear or shame about their teeth. The fact is, that dentists are constantly facing bad teeth. Huge amount of patients that come in a dental office after a long time have various problems, from toothaches, abscesses, poor dental fillings, tooth decay, etc. All mentioned conditions can be treated and the complete denture should be a last resort. Read more