How to Tell if Scaling and Root Planing is Right for You?

Far too many individuals across the United States aren’t visiting the dentist nearly as much as they should be. This is probably one of the worst issues amongst individuals regardless of age – whether they might be children as young as 8 or 10 years old or adults well into their 40’s and 50’s. This is one of the worst habits people can become used to as the dentist is vital to your oral health and wellness, which in-turn is vital to pretty much all your other aspects of healthcare. Offering the best periodontal gum disease treatment Rego Park has to offer, Dr. Malakov has been able to help countless patients to both diagnose and even treat their gum disease issues as they can easily worsen over time without medical intervention. In fact, one of the most common forms of treatment he often recommends scaling and root planing Queens dentist David Malakov has become quite an expert in. unfortunately becoming an expert in this procedure didn’t come from just his years of study, but his hands on experience as shrinking and receding gums have become quite a common concern amongst both men and women. To learn more about this condition, and the treatment for it be sure to read on below.

During a checkup, if they discover some type of gum disease concerns, your dentist may recommend that you get your teeth scaled. This procedure is generally conducted along with root planing. In more common terms, when it comes to scaling and root planing Queens specialists refer to it as a deep cleaning of the gums and teeth.Teeth scaling and root planing is a procedure that is designed to help treat chronic periodontal gum disease (otherwise known as just gum disease). They are more in-depth than a typical teeth cleaning.According to Dr. Malakov, as an expert at periodontal gum disease Rego Park patients will likely have to schedule multiple appointments for their teeth scaling and root planing treatment. In fact, in many cases, while it isn’t considered an overly invasive procedure, it may require a local anesthetic based on the severity of your chronic periodontal disease and if you have receding gums.Recovery from this outpatient procedure usually only takes a few days but may take longer, again depending upon the severity of your condition and the amount of correction you might need.

During a checkup, Dr. Malakov will generally recommend the procedure in the event that your mouth being to show signs of chronic periodontal gum disease. According to the team at Dr. Malakov’s office while providing the best periodontal gum disease treatment Rego Park has to offer, they work hard to educate patients on understanding proper care procedures so that these infections do not arise in the first place – keeping their mouths bacteria free. Chronic periodontal disease occurs when the bacteria in plaque cause your gums to pull away from your teeth. This causes large pockets to grow between your teeth and gums, and more bacteria can grow there that you cannot reach with teeth brushing at home. In addition, that’s why it’s key to floss regularly to reach spots that toothbrushes can’t.If left untreated, chronic periodontal disease can lead to:

· bone and tissue loss

· tooth loss

· loose teeth

· moving teeth

With over half of all adults across the United States – especially those over the age of 30 years old, suffering from some form of periodontal gum disease – or its relatively less severe, more common, gingivitis. Some of the most common issues that are known to cause perinodal gum disease include:

· Poor Overall Oral Hygiene

· Smoking

· Aging

· Genetics – Having a family history of this condition.

· Other Medical Issues

In order to prevent the larger and larger gaps from developing alongside your gums it is important to avoid these above lifestyle habits and to do your best to maintain good overall oral health. For more information on all there is to know about periodontal gum disease, and more, be sure to contact Dr. David Malakov today.