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In order to ensure your smile can be well cared for, visit a periodontist to determine if any damage has started to occur with your gums. Due to the oral health risks associated with gum disease and any other inflammatory diseases to your gums or other supporting structures around your teeth, periodontics is extremely important for keeping your smile well cared for. Common questions regarding periodontics are as follows:

What is the significance of periodontics?
Periodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that is designed to help treat your gums and any issues therein.

How can periodontics be used to help prevent damage to your smile?
If you are suffering from any infections or damage to the supporting structures around a tooth, including your gums, periodontal treatments can be used to correct the issues.

What are the benefits of periodontal treatments?
Periodontal treatments can be used to improve issues and problems associated with your gum tissue.

What are my options for periodontics treatments?
Common periodontal treatments include bone tissue reversal, root surface cleanings and root surface debridement.

To talk about your periodontal options with Dr. Domagala and Dr. Shango and the rest of our team at Institute of Dental Implants and Periodontics, you can make an appointment at our office in Gurnee, Illinois. Our number is 847-662-3414.