Can patients with periodontal disease have dental implants?

What is periodontal disease?

Periodontal disease refers to diseases that occur in the supporting tissues of the teeth (periodontal tissue), including gingival disease involving only gingival tissue and periodontitis involving deep periodontal tissue (periodontal ligament, alveolar bone, cementum). category. Periodontal disease is a common oral disease and one of the main causes of tooth loss in adults.

The formation of periodontal disease is due to some bad hygiene habits, bad chewing, occlusion, and some genetic factors, which lead to symptoms such as inflammation of the surrounding gums, alveolar bone resorption, and even periodontal bleeding.

What are the manifestations of periodontal disease?

  • 01

The early symptoms of periodontal disease are bleeding. This bleeding may not be spontaneous bleeding. It is often when you eat, such as when you eat or brush your teeth, that you will find food on your toothbrush and blood on your toothbrush. Usually, people don’t pay attention at this time.

  • 02

When there is inflammation in the oral cavity, the combined effect of bacteria in the oral cavity will cause oral odor, that is, bad breath. At this time, attention should be paid to it.

  • 03

In addition to the above-mentioned obvious manifestations, you can also see some calculus deposited around the teeth, and the plaque formed by bacteria attached to the tooth surface must be cleaned when visible to the naked eye, otherwise, it will accelerate tissue damage, which will seriously cause periodontal overflow pus, loose and falling teeth. Therefore, periodontal disease should not be ignored. After discovery, it must be paid attention to and go to the hospital for treatment as soon as possible.

Can I have dental implants with periodontal disease?

Many patients worry about whether they can get dental implants if they have periodontal disease. We recommend that patients with periodontitis be treated as soon as possible. As long as the periodontal disease is effectively controlled, dental implants can be performed, because dental implants can minimize the loss of alveolar bone after implantation. patients are very suitable.

Periodontal disease is not terrible. The prevalence of the periodontal disease is very high. Many people around us are patients with periodontal disease but don’t worry, periodontal disease can be effectively controlled as long as the active intervention is taken. Therefore, It is very important to develop good oral habits.

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