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Periodontal disease

18 May , 2015  

What are periodontal diseases? Periodontal (gum) diseases are chronic infections of the structures which surround and support the teeth. Periodontal disease begins with an accumulation of dental plaque (sticky, colourless film of bacteria that forms on teeth). The early stage of the disease is called gingivitis and the signs of this disease can be subtle. […]

Periodontist

Periodontist

14 Dec , 2014  

What is a Periodontist? A Periodontist is a dental specialist that has completed a 5 year undergraduate Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree, and also completed an additional  3 year postgraduate Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (DClinDent) degree in periodontics. A Periodontist (gum specialist) specialises in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. […]