What is periodontics?

What is periodontics?

The periodontics It is a branch of dentistry that is based on the study of the periodontium and the gums. The periodontium is the supporting tissue of the tooth, which is composed of: Alveolar bone Periodontal ligament Root cement This specialty is extremely important...
What is plaque and how to fight it?

What is plaque and how to fight it?

Bacterial plaque which is also called dental biofilm or more commonly dental plaque constitutes the etiological factor of the two most important and prevalent pathologies of the oral cavity: periodontal disease and tooth decay. Therefore, having an exhaustive control...
What is prepubertal periodontitis?

What is prepubertal periodontitis?

Periodontitis is defined as the destruction of dental supporting tissues: the periodontal ligament, the alveolar bone and the root cement. Along with this the gingiva, which follows the position of the bone, also apicalizes (that is, it goes towards the dental apex,...