Gums for life - teeth for life
Periodontal or gum assessment is one of the most important
things we do in the mouth. The periodontal ligament or tendon
attaches a tooth to the supporting bone underneath it. It
has the ability to sense pressure on the tooth and can cushion
any heavy pressure on your tooth. Healthy gums are also vital
for maintaining the health of underlying bone structure.
One of the first things we do is establish your periodontal
condition as infection and loss of periodontal ligament
and supporting bone can happen at any age. Sometimes it is
obvious; most times it is hidden and needs careful investigation.
our teeth for life can only be achieved if we maintain
the supporting structures of the teeth in a healthy and
We can assess your current state of health
you modify your oral hygiene or cleaning routine to maintain
the periodontal ligament and supporting bone in a healthy,