With periodontitis the inner layer of the gum and bone pull away from the teeth and form pockets that collect debris and become infected. A combination of this infection and your body’s attempt to fight the infection build up and start to break down the tissue holding your teeth in place. The symptoms of periodontal disease are often subtle, but the condition is not without warning signs.
Symptoms of gum disease include:
Gum disease has been linked to:
The link between gum disease and the above mentioned is thought to be because of inflammation and high levels of bacteria associated with periodontal disease. But for many of the conditions the link is tenuous and research is still being conducted as to the exact nature of the relationship.
Visiting Dr Rammo at justSMILE every six months can be the difference between needing preventive dentistry and needing cosmetic dentistry like crowns, bridges, dental implants or onlays and inlays.
Dental anxiety can be the result of past bad experience or a fear of needles. Thanks to modern advances in dental technology, at our offices in Ramsgate and Woollahra, we offer a range of treatments and anaesthetic options to help anxious patients.
There is only one thing that is better for your oral health than a dental implant…your natural teeth. The dental implant treatment is a comprehensive procedure that restores the whole tooth…root and all! To learn more about the different dental implants we offer or our advanced Nobel Biocare technology, click one of the links below.
All-on-4 (full set of teeth fixed to four dental implants in both the upper and lower jaw).
When there is not enough space at the back of the jaw for your wisdom teeth to come through they cause a number of complications such as pain, inflammation and infection as well as crowding and damage to adjacent teeth. If you are suffering from wisdom teeth discomfort, contact us to schedule an appointment.
Broken or Chipped Tooth
Tooth Knocked Out.
Bitten Tongue or Lip.
A trip to the dentist and keeping up with your regular oral hygiene regime of brushing and flossing will enable you to prevent or get rid of gingivitis-depending on the underlying cause. However, if gingivitis progresses to periodontitis, that is a whole other story. That’s why we recommend having a dental check up and clean, every 6 months.
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