A periodontist is a dental specialist who undergoes additional training and education in maintaining the health of the gums and surrounding periodontal tissue.
Adult Conditions and Characteristics
Some of the common dental problems in adults include dry mouth, dental caries, gum disease, and periodontal breakdown.
Menopause accompanies sudden changes in the hormone level which affects our oral health such as dry mouth, periodontal disease, bone loss, burning mouth syndrome, and gum infection.
Rheumatoid arthritis often affects the gums and periodontal tissues. One of the critical connections is the antibody reaction to citrullinated proteins generated by periodontal disease, causing bacteria called porphyromonas gingivalis.
Diabetes compromises the resistance of oral tissues to infections, which increases the susceptibility to periodontal disease.
Gingivitis is mild for periodontitis. Treatment of periodontitis or periodontal disease includes scaling, medicines and some surgical procedures for advanced cases.
Yes, it is safe to swim while you on periods. Period blood doesn't flow outside the vagina like it usually does due to the counter-pressure of the water. But You still need to wear some a tampon or a menstrual cup to avoid getting into a sticky situation.
Resin tooth filling typically contains a filler particle such as quartz, which provides the mixture's strength and color. It is costly as compared to silver tooth filling.
In some cases, the change in period blood color can indicate a health problem like fibroids, low estrogen levels, and even vaginosis.