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If you or your loved one has lost or damaged your teeth it is the expertise of periodontal surgeon to restore and regenerate the normal function of your teeth and supporting structure through timely periodontal surgery. In case you have lost or damaged your teeth due to periodontal disease the oral surgeons are skilled at restoring the natural function of your teeth with treatments that are spread across a few weeks. Gum disease can affect a number of areas which includes your gum tissue, periodontal ligament, and bone.
It is a fact that by only monitoring and controlling daily bacterial plaque one can achieve control over periodontal (gum) disease it is essential to understand that this type of surgery is aimed at treating the defects resulting from the disease and further create a more favorable environment around your teeth for daily oral hygiene and professional maintenance. In order to determine whether or not you require periodontal surgery, it is necessary that you take appointment of a reliable periodontist to conduct an examination using a periodontal probe to check for pocketing, the detachment of the gum tissue along the sides of your teeth and more.
For extreme cases of damage to the teeth tooth extraction becomes necessary. However periodontist is the professional who can advice conditions required to get a tooth extraction and the course of further dental treatment. Many people think that they were finished losing teeth around the age of 12, but sometimes teeth just have to be pulled well into the adult life. Reasons such as trauma, decay or some other damaging effect are the main causes of teeth extractions. The thought of teeth extraction seems really traumatizing for the patients however with the help of periodontal surgeon having years of experience in tooth extraction you are guaranteed the comfortable, easy process you want… and deserve.
Reasons You Might Need a Tooth Extraction
A tooth extraction well into your adulthood might be required due to some reasons such as:
- Wisdom teeth removal to put a stop to tooth misalignment, infection or oral pain.
- Gum disease leading to infected gum to become loose requires the tooth to be pulled.
- Making room for other tooth that’s become trapped beneath the gum and cannot erupt.
- Extraction for preparing the teeth for orthodontic treatment.
- When root canal therapy fails it must be extracted to prevent infection.
Consult Dr. Sam Khoury at Dental Implant & Periodontal Surgeons, P.C or book your appointment online at Drsamkhoury.com.