It studies the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions that affect the tissues that support the dental organs or to those that substitute them and the maintenance of the health, function and aesthetics of these structures and tissues.
Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection of the gums that destroys the fibers of insertion of dental plaque and supporting bone that holds the teeth in the mouth. The main cause of this disease is bacterial plaque, a sticky film, colorless that is formed constantly in the teeth, by poor oral hygiene.
This back plate hardens knowing itself as tartar. The treatment consists of removing the plaque and calculations from the bags around the teeth by polishing and smoothing the roots.
This eliminates the bacteria and irritants that cause inflammation.