Frequently Asked Questions1. Whatis Periodontitis?
Periodontitis is a progressive damage of the ligaments, tissues and bones that surround and support the teeth.It occurs due to poor oral hygiene, untreated gingivitis and other chronic dental infection that causes inflammation of the gums.
2. Whatis Gingivitis?
Gingivitis is the inflammation of“gingiva” or the gums. It is caused by infection in the tooth cavities.
3. Whatis Tartar?
Tartar is hardened, calculi-type infection caused by plaque accumulation.
4. Whatis a plaque?
Plaque is the sticky substance produced by bacteria, mucus and other particles in the mouth.
5. Who is a Periodontist?
Periodontist is a dentist who has specialized in thediseases and treatment of periodontium.