Periodontics is the dentistry specialty in charge of the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of periodontium diseases (gum, alveolar bone and periodontal ligament), as well as of the prevention and treatment of peri-implant diseases. The main diseases are gingivitis and periodontitis. The periodontitis is, after caries, the second most frequent cause for tooth loss. In Clínica Dental Pardo we treat these diseases and we carry a suitable monitoring and prevention program that helps to protect teeth from being removed.
A dental implant is a titanium device designed as a root to replace a missing tooth. The aim of dental implants is the recovering of the lost teeth’s function in a safety, aesthetic and comfortable way..
What does the one-day technique entail?
With this technique, the day or the following day the implants are placed, teeth are placed in the patient's mouth without waiting for the healing period to finish. This is possible thanks to the innovative techniques and dental implant designs.
Why is replacing missing teeth so important?
A tooth loss involves bite, mastication and other teeth overload. After time, there is usually a variation on teeth position that surrounds the gap and its tooth loss.
How can I know if my gum is ill?
Around 3 of every 4 adults suffer from any periodontal disease. In most cases they do not feel any pain. The first signs and symptoms are the spontaneous bleeding or, after teeth brushing, gum inflammation, redness or swelling. In more severe cases, there can be gum's retraction, pus, bad taste and smell in the mouth, dental mobility, separation of teeth and improvement of dental sensibility.
What is the peri-implantitis?
It is affection of the bone and gum that surrounds dental implants.
What is the periodontitis?
It is the periodontal disease defined by the loss of the tissue that holds the tooth.
What is the gingivitis?
It is the reversible gum inflammation; if it is not treated on time, it can turn into a periodontitis.
What are periodontal diseases?
They are a group of diseases that affect tissues that surround and hold natural teeth and implants.