Periodontology is the science that studies and treats diseases of the implantation and support system of teeth.
The pathology of the gums is silent and progressive, and gingivitis, if left untreated, evolves and becomes more severe and complex – periodontitis. Bone loss becomes irreversible, bad breath, teeth change position and compromise smile and oral health.
Gum diseases are directly related to heart problems, premature birth, diabetes and others. The treatment, which may be clinical or surgical, aims to stabilize the condition and restore oral health.