Treatment for periodontitis starts and finishes at home with you keeping your mouth impeccably clean. Great oral hygiene really is the key to delaying the progress of the disease, without it- no matter what the dentist does you are fighting a losing battle.
Those areas which you are unable to keep clean with a toothbrush, floss and inter-proximal brushes such as deep periodontal pockets- require a dentist's touch. We have dedicated a section to telling you all about Gum Disease treatment
, (including gum surgery
) in the treatment section of our website, so click on the highlighted word to learn more).