Anyone who suffers from advanced gum disease will complain of soreness and problems arising from their teeth and surrounding gum tissues. Gum disease may start as a small problem affecting only a few teeth in the mouth however if left untreated the problem will escalate and long term the problems increase.
One of the early signs of gum disease is bleeding gums when brushing or flossing teeth. The bleeding arises from the gum tissues being inflamed from the gum disease itself. Gum disease also known as periodontal disease is caused by several factors. Bacteria, stress, age, diet, social habits etc may contribute towards gum disease.
Long term if left untreated the periodontal disease will affect the bone supporting teeth and will lead to bone loss. The bone loss will undermine the support that the natural teeth have in the jaw bone.
Tooth mobility will ensue and patients may only realise that a problem is present when they notice that teeth are becoming mobile. Regular visits to your general dentist and hygienist will ensure that gum disease is not left untreated.
For patients suffering from advanced gum disease the options for treatment are limited to extracting the problem teeth. Attempts to regain lost bone affected by gum disease can be unpredictable. Once teeth become mobile the long term prognosis is not good. Once teeth are removed the patient will have to consider what options to consider to replace the lost teeth.
The most common solution still offered today to patients is removable dentures. However we all know that dentures are uncomfortable, painful and cause alteration in speech and function.
Teeth on 4 offers a solution to patients suffering from advanced gum disease. The procedure allows teeth to be removed and replaced with dental implants on the same day. Provided the patient has sufficient and good quality amounts of bone, the procedure is highly effective and successful. For more information please Contact Brighton Implant Clinic or Call us on 0800 111 6623