Sunday, 2 June 2013

Be Informed About The Periodontal Pockets

By Michelle Howe

A dental disease is an ailment that poses a great danger to the human gums. Therefore periodontal pockets are unusual deep cavity sulks which usually causes irritation of gums. Due to this ailment hygiene of all teeth should be intensified with lots of regular cleaning. To be educated on the causal agents of the disease, one need to learn all the precaution measures to be taken to avoid being infected by the disease.

One can sense an infection by the condition of the teeth. Teeth with swelling around them or those bluish red in color shows the initial stage of the infection. At this time the depth is not that deep and it is said to be at the initial stage known as the gingivitis. It is characterized by a lot of pain on the bases of the teeth.

All this begin with lack of regular brushing of all teeth. This result to a colorless pigment clothing around the teeth consisting of food particles, mucus and bacteria called plaque. This should be removed regularly by brushing the teeth. Otherwise, the bacteria end up feeding on the food particles releasing toxic substances that cause teeth irritation.Father hardening of the plaque leads to a more hardened substance that cannot be eliminated by a simple tooth brushing called the tartar. At this period the bacteria now acts on the gums causing a bluish red color on the gums. This is the early stage of the periodontal pockets.

What really causes this infection is the inflammation of the bacteria. This is because of what people eat, the teeth tend to be coated by a sticky colorless pigment known as plaque. The bacteria in the plaque act on food particles producing poisonous substances that cause an irritation on the teeth.

Periodontal pockets exist in several stages. Gingivitis is the initial stage of the infection. It is usually associated with causing the gums to swell and turn bluish red in color. Untreated gingivitis will lead the second stage which is known as periodontist. During this stage the cavity further deepens as a result of the food particle being located in the depth where brushes cannot reach. This therefore leads to the bacteria forming more poisonous substances that inflate the gums further widening the distance between the teeth and the gums.

The dentist can administer antibiotics that can be in tablets form or in gel form. An example of an antibiotic is the chlorate orient gel that is provided in syringes and applied directly onto the already developed holes. Antiseptics can also be used to keel the bacteria completely by being applied directly to the depth of the cavity of section of affected gums.

Another treatment for this disease is to perform surgery which most of the time is usually expensive. Gum surgery removes the affected gums parts this reduces the cavity sulks. This as well eases the removal of food remains by brushing and flossing of the teeth frequently.

To be informed about the periodontal pockets as well assist one to avoid unhealthy behaviors. This may include smoking. Smoking increases the chances of one developing dental diseases and especially within the oral cavity. This can be very dangerous since the shelf life of teeth is reduced to nothing. This means more expenses in the hospital during treatment.

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