Conservative treatment of the periodontal pocket

Treatment of the periodontal pocket depends on the degree of development of the disease. If the process has just begun, and the tissue started to decompose, appoint conservative therapy of the underlying disease. For example, when periodontal disease (non-inflammatory systemic failure of the periodontal tissues) apply the whole complex of therapeutic measures. This includes the removal of plaque and deposits using ultrasound. Then prescribe anti-inflammatory therapy drugs. In the course of treatment may enter an antiseptic mouthwash and applying a special gel on the inflamed gums. With periodontitis of moderate and severe is additionally prescribed antibiotics. After the course of treatment required constantly to keep a thorough oral hygiene.
For the successful treatment of periodontitis and periodontal pockets should carry out sanitation of the oral cavity, i.e., to cure or remove teeth affected by caries.

Further, the appearance of dangerous symptoms such as blood during brushing, pain and burning sensation in gums, contact a dentist for advice. The cause of the disease periodontal tissues may also be unsuccessful form of artificial crowns. After her adjustments, and the complex of measures aimed at addressing the inflammation, the gums will stop hurting.

Curettage - surgical method of treating periodontal pockets

In advanced process to treat the periodontal pocket should be at surgery called curettage. It is prescribed if pathological depth of the periodontal pocket is greater than 3 mm if there is inflammation of the gums, excessive Tartar deposits and plaque. Depending on the depth of periodontal pockets and the nature of the transaction allocate 2 types of procedure: closed and open curettage.

Closed curettage is used if the depth of periodontal pockets is up to five millimeters. In this case, the procedure is performed without incision of the gingiva, and includes the steps of:
- diagnostics of the condition of the gums,
- perform local anesthesia
- cleaning of periodontal pockets with the aid of special tools without damaging gum tissue
- polishing of tooth roots.
Closed curettage completely covers the small periodontal pockets and effectively reduces deep.

If closed curettage was not too effective, or in the case when the depth of pathological pockets were more than 5 mm, perform surgical curettage. In this case, surgical incision of the gums, the operation includes steps:
- diagnostics of the condition of the gums,
- local anesthesia
- cut the gums to access the base of periodontal pockets (flap surgery),
- cleaning of pathological pockets with special instruments
- the application of osteogenic drugs to the damaged part to stimulate bone growth
- suturing of the gums.
After a couple of months after the surgery there is a repeated dental examination to detect the effectiveness of treatment.

If the operation suffered tissue that holds the tooth can be performed transplantation of bone tissue. It allows you to anchor the tooth in the hole contributes to the further restoration of forces of an organism.