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Periodontics in Europe

Details of dental clinics and medical centers in Europe performing Periodontics.

Clinica Dental Crooke

Clinica Dental Crooke first opened in Malaga en 1986, it has more than 25 years of experience, clinica Crooke has created new methods of working for our patient’s comfort.

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Periodontics is available at Clinica Dental Crooke

4 listed dentists:

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Dr. Eduardo Crooke

Implantology – Periodontic – Aesthetic Dentistry

Dr. Rosa Gomez Laguna

Implantology – Prosthetics – Aesthetic Dentistry

Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Periodontics is available at Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

DentGroup Atasehir

Established in 2006 with the motto of ‘New Generation Dentistry’, DentGroup is on its way towards becoming one of the most successful chain of dental clinics in the world with the same high standards in each of our clinics.

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Periodontics is available at DentGroup Atasehir

6 listed dentists:

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Dr. Tugrul Saygi

Prosthodontist / Prosthodontics

Dr. Kerem Adalet

Aesthetic Dentist / Aesthetics

DentGroup Antalya

With 12 branches, DentGroup is the biggest and the best boutique dental clinic chain in Turkey. It’s new approach to dentistry brings a completely new way of thinking. 5 year guarantee to all treatments

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Periodontics is available at DentGroup Antalya

8 listed dentists:

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Dr. Hakan Akman

Oral Surgeon / Oral Surgery

Dr. Burcu Kucukkaya

Aesthetic Dentist / Aesthetics

Klinik Hirslanden & Klinik Im Park

Dentistry is concerned with disorders of the teeth, mouth and jaw.

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Periodontics is available at Hirslanden

Estethica Surgical Medical Center

Estethica Ataşehir is a branch of Ethica healthcare group, one of the biggest healthcare groups in Turkey.Launched in 2010, it has been constructed on 6000 m2 area all dedicated for beauty.

Estethica acts upon the motto "Healthy beauty" and provides services with

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Periodontics is available at Estethica Surgical Medical Center

Savina Clinic - Dental And Implantology Centre

A dental clinic led by Dr. Joseph Xuereb, a dental surgeon and Fellow in General Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.

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Periodontics is available at Savina Clinic

Listed dentist:

Dr. Joseph Xuereb

Principal Dental and Implant Surgeon

Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.

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Periodontics is available at Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Listed dentist:

Dr. Alberto Cuevas Millán

Head of The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit

HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Periodontics is available at HM Hospitales

Hygeia Hospital

HYGEIA Hospital is the first large private hospital to operate in Greece and has been a leading healthcare provider for the last 35 years. It is the first and only hospital in Greece to be accredited by the JCI.

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Periodontics is available at Hygeia Hospital Athens

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About Periodontics

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is periodontics?

This is a subspecialty of dentistry which studies the supporting structures of teeth and the conditions and diseases that affect them. The supporting tissues of the teeth are known as the periodontium. This includes the gums (gingival), cementum, alveolar bone and the periodontal ligament. Periodontics also involves placing and maintaining dental implants. Periodontics is also known as periodontology.


Who is a periodontist?

This is a dentist who has specialized in diagnosing, treating diseases and conditions affecting the supporting structures of the teeth. A periodontist has received extensive training. After completing dental school, a periodontist studies periodontology for an additional three years. Periodontists can perform both general and cosmetic periodontal procedures.


What is periodontal disease?

This is an infection affecting the structures around the teeth including the gums, alveolar bone, and periodontal ligament. In the early stages of the disease also known as gingivitis, the gums are affected. This is characterized by swollen and bleeding gums. In more severe cases of periodontal disease, all of the tissues are affected. This is characterized by loosening of the teeth.


What causes periodontal diseases?

Periodontal disease is as a result of bacteria in dental plaque. This combined with host immuno-inflammatory mechanisms and various risk factors lead to the destruction of the supporting tissues and bone around natural teeth.


How can I prevent periodontal disease?
  • Brushing your teeth at least twice a day
  • Floss regularly between your teeth to remove plaque
  • Routinely visit the dentist for checkups and teeth cleaning
  • Do not smoke or use tobacco

Symptoms of periodontal disease
  • Persistent bad breath
  • Red and/or swollen gums
  • Tender gums
  • Painful chewing
  • Loose teeth
  • Teeth sensitivity
  • Receding gums which can make the teeth appear longer

Treatment for periodontal disease?

Deep Cleaning (Scaling and Root Planing): This procedure involves removing the plaque by deeply cleaning the teeth and it is known as scaling and root planning. Scaling is used to scrape off the tartar from above and below the gum line. Root planning is used to get rid of rough spots on the root of the tooth which is where germs and bacteria gather. In some cases, a laser is used to remove the tartar and plaque. The use of a laser results in less swelling, bleeding and discomfort.


Surgical Treatments

Your periodontist may recommend surgery if inflammation and deep pockets remain after treatment with deep cleaning and medications. These treatments include:

  • Flap surgery: This procedure involves lifting back the gums and removing the tartar. Removal of tartar deposits and reducing the periodontal pockets makes it easier to keep the area clean. The periodontist then sutures the gum back together so that the tissue fits snugly around the tooth just as before.
  • Bone and tissue grafts: This procedure is used to help regenerate lost bone or gum tissue. Natural or synthetic bone is placed in the area with lost bone to promote bone growth. If gum tissue has been lost a soft tissue graft may be used. This involves taking a synthetic material or using tissue taken from another mouth area to cover exposed roots.

After care : Depending on how far the disease has progressed, medications such as mouthwash and antibacterial mouth gels can be used to kill the bacteria that cause plaque.

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