Category: Periodontics

Periodontics is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of gum diseases. Periodontists may perform a root canal or carry out other periodontal, or perio, treatments if your gum health begins to fail. Learn more about this branch of dentistry in the following articles.

The Hidden Dangers of Gum Disease to Your Health

May 18th, 2012 by
Early gum disease detection may help avoid more serious problems.

Gum disease can become a serious problem for one’s oral health. Bacterially-infected gums and soft tissues, if left untreated, can deteriorate to the point of tooth loss. But studies point to even larger dangers. Let’s start with a definition. In […]