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gingivitis
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What is periodontitis?
diabetes
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bacteria
Causes of periodontitis
tooth loss
bleeding gums
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Consequences of periodontitis
x-rays
pocket probing
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Diagnosing periodontitis
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Treatment of periodontitis
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Periodontitis

Periodontitis is one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide. About 40 percent of the population are affected.

This website informs you about the causes, consequences, diagnosis, therapy and prevention of periodontitis.

Periodontitis

Periodontitis is one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide. About 40 percent of the population are affected.

This website informs you about the causes, consequences, diagnosis, therapy and prevention of periodontitis.

periodontitis
gingivitis
healthy
What is periodontitis?
diabetes
smoking
bacteria
Causes
tooth loss
bleeding gums
healthy
Consequences
x-rays
pocket probing
screening
Diagnosis
scaling
ultrasonic
air-flow
Treatment
nutrition
quitting smoking
oral hygiene
Prevention
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Parodontitis

What is periodontitis?

Bacterial plaque leads to an inflammation of the gum line (gingivitis), which can also spread to all the structures holding the teeth (periodontitis). Due to bone loss, what are called gum pockets form at the gum line and the teeth become loose and may even fall out.

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Parodontitis

What is periodontitis?

Bacterial plaque leads to an inflammation of the gum line (gingivitis), which can also spread to all the structures holding the teeth (periodontitis). Due to bone loss, what are called gum pockets form at the gum line and the teeth become loose and may even fall out.

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Ursachen der Parodontitis

Causes of periodontitis

The main cause of periodontitis is bacterial plaque on the teeth, also called dental plaque or biofilm. Other risk factors such as smoking or unmanaged diabetes can also have an effect on the development of periodontitis.

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Ursachen der Parodontitis

Causes of periodontitis

The main cause of periodontitis is bacterial plaque on the teeth, also called dental plaque or biofilm. Other risk factors such as smoking or unmanaged diabetes can also have an effect on the development of periodontitis.

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Folgen der Parodontitis

Consequences of periodontitis

The consequences of periodontitis are the loss of the structures that hold the teeth, resulting in loosening of the teeth up to tooth loss, which can also cause problems chewing. Other consequences include the impact on general health as well as bad breath or problems with the appearance.

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Folgen der Parodontitis

Consequences of periodontitis

The consequences of periodontitis are the loss of the structures that hold the teeth, resulting in loosening of the teeth up to tooth loss, which can also cause problems chewing. Other consequences include the impact on general health as well as bad breath or problems with the appearance.

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Diagnose der Parodontitis

Diagnosing periodontitis

An examination by the dentist is the only way to correctly assess the condition of the gums. In addition to the clinical assessment with a gum probe, X-rays must also be taken to assess the condition of the bone.

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Diagnose der Parodontitis

Diagnosing periodontitis

An examination by the dentist is the only way to correctly assess the condition of the gums. In addition to the clinical assessment with a gum probe, X-rays must also be taken to assess the condition of the bone.

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Therapie der Parodontitis

Treatment of periodontitis

Professional teeth cleaning in the dental practice is the crucial first step in treating periodontitis. It is just as important to adopt good oral hygiene habits at home and have regular checkups with the dental hygienist.

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Therapie der Parodontitis

Treatment of periodontitis

Professional teeth cleaning in the dental practice is the crucial first step in treating periodontitis. It is just as important to adopt good oral hygiene habits at home and have regular checkups with the dental hygienist.

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Vorbeugung der Parodontitis

Prevention of periodontitis

Optimal oral hygiene at home, regular checkups with professional teeth cleaning in the dental practice, and a healthy diet and quitting smoking are the best prevention of periodontitis.

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Vorbeugung der Parodontitis

Prevention of periodontitis

Optimal oral hygiene at home, regular checkups with professional teeth cleaning in the dental practice, and a healthy diet and quitting smoking are the best prevention of periodontitis.

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Parodontitis-Selbsttest

Self-test

Do you already have signs of periodontitis? Take the self-test here.

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Parodontitis-Selbsttest

Self-test

Do you already have signs of periodontitis? Take the self-test here.

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Häufig gestellte Fragen über die Parodontitis

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about periodontitis and our answers.

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Häufig gestellte Fragen über die Parodontitis

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about periodontitis and our answers.

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