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Gum Depigmentation & Contouring
Periodontics is a specialty of dentistry that centers mostly on the treatment and prevention of gum disease as well as the placement of dental implants. Dr. Desai and her associates at Max dental, Mumbai offer periodontal therapy to prevent and treat the signs and symptoms of gum disease.

Gum disease affects an estimated 3 out of every 4 Indians and is the number one cause of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is a serious condition that can contribute to more than just dental concerns including other health concerns such as heart disease and diabetes.

The best way to prevent gum disease is through routine dental care and maintenance that includes daily brushing and flossing as well as regular visits to the dentist for professional dental cleanings and examinations.

Causes & Symptoms of Gum Disease

There is no single cause or factor for gum disease. Common causes for gum disease include:

  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Smoking or tobacco use
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Hormonal changes, such as pregnancy or menopause
  • Stress
  • Certain medications
  • Teeth grinding
  • Poor nutrition

  • Known as a “silent disease”, many patients with gum disease don’t experience pain or obvious symptoms until advanced stages of the condition. Patients with gum disease most commonly experience.

  • Red, swollen or sore gums
  • Bleeding gums when brushing or flossing
  • Receding gums
  • Loose teeth
  • Mouth sores or pus between gums and teeth
  • Bad breath (halitosis)
  • Changes in the fit of dentures

  • Treating Gum Disease

    There are many options for gum disease treatment depending on your specific condition. Doctors at Max dental use advanced dental technology including radiosurgery, laser dentistry, and traditional techniques to treat gum disease.

    Replacing Missing Teeth

    If you have loose or missing teeth as a result of gum disease, there are a number of options for replacement. Dr. Desai will recommend the most conservative treatment with the best esthetic and long term results. Treatment for missing teeth may include: dental implants, dental bridges, and dentures.
     
     
    
     
       
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    Dr. Vaishali Desai – MAX Dental Clinic, Shop No. 7, Mangal Jyot C.H.S., C. D. Barfiwala lane, Next to Vodafone Store, Opp. Irla Mosque, Nr. Juhu Lane, Andheri-W,
    Mumbai – 400 058. Tel.: +91 022 6464 4407 Mobile : +91 97699 74407
     
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