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What is a Periodontist?
A periodontist is a dentist that specializes in the soft tissues of your mouth and jawbone which support teeth. They must first graduate from an accredited dental school before undertaking three more years of study as part of their residency training program, to become eligible for certification by licensing boards across North America (in some cases).
The focus of this residency training is on both surgical and non-surgical management as well as placement for dental implants.
Conditions Treated by a Periodontist
The periodontist is focused on the prevention of gum diseases like gingivitis and chronic dental problems that can lead to tooth loss. They also diagnose abnormal conditions affecting your mouth, such as an infection in this area between teeth orths known as plaque buildup.
The periodontist is a specialist in gum disease who can treat mild, moderate and advanced cases by first addressing the bacterial infection at its root. They provide medical treatment for your teeth as well as information on proper oral hygiene habits that will help you avoid having any other serious health problems related to poor dental care.
The most common conditions treated by a periodontist are:
Treatments Performed by a Periodontist
The periodontist is an expert in the art of dental care. From replacing missing teeth to making your smile more aesthetically pleasing, they are able treat all kinds if gum disease with their wide range treatments.
Here are some of the treatments commonly performed by the periodontist:
The periodontist is a highly skilled dental health professional who can diagnose and treat many commonly occurring problems in the oral cavity.