Conclusion - Periodontics
Periodontics treats gums and gum diseases. Periodontists treats diseases by gums cleaning or root planning. Damaged gums or excessive gums may be removed by gingivectomy. When there is thin gums or exposed roots, gingival grafting may be an option used to treat gums.
Sometimes periodontist performs gingivectomy or crown lengthening as a cosmetic dentistry treatments to improves gum margins. Gum lines are contoured before crowns or veneers are done to improve the overall aesthetic smiles of individuals. Periodontists may also perform bone grafts or dental implants treatments. At BIDC, dental implants are normally referred to implantologists and prosthodontists.