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Periodontitis is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue and destroys the bone that supports your teeth. Periodontitis is usually the result of poor oral hygiene.
The extrapolated prevalence was found to be 366,050 in United States and the population esteemed used is double of 19,913,144.
Periodontitis treatment is to thoroughly clean the pockets around teeth and prevent damage to surrounding bone. There are both Nonsurgical treatments and Surgical treatments. Nonsurgical treatment includes scaling, root planning and antibiotics whereas Surgical treatment includes flap surgery, bone grafting, enamel matrix derivative application etc.
Periodontitis, high-reward research program of the National Institutes of Health has chosen newest faculty members to receive funds to pursue innovative approaches to some of today’s most pressing dental challenges.