The oral cavity is a balanced ecological system. If this balance is destroyed, inflammatory reactions such as gingivitis or periodontitis can develop. Periodontitis is one of the most common gum diseases and one of the key causes of tooth loss, even before caries. However, it does not simply end there, as chronic month inflammation can also have negative effects on rest of the body. As a result, new diseases can be triggered or existing ones can get worse. In particular, patients suffering from chronic illnesses such as diabetes mellitus or rheumatism are at risk if undetected diseases of the gums goes unnoticed. Due to the increased calcification of the vessels, it can also contribute to serious health problems such as a heart attack or stroke.
About 30 Million people are suffer from periodontitis in Germany. Men have higher chances of being diagnosed with the disease than women. Nevertheless, very few suspect that something might be wrong as the disease usually emerges relatively painless. As a result, the disease often goes unnoticed, thus, most of the patients miss the first stages of the treatment process. However, periodontitis can treated at any stage. Undoubtedly, the sooner the therapy starts, the higher are the chances for successful treatment results. Thus, as a certified Perio Prevention Center in Munich , we specialize in detecting periodontitis at its earliest stage by using the aMMP8 saliva test.
We put great emphasis on the early detection and, thus, we carry out a special test for the prevention of periodontitis. Here are the important steps:
For a successful prevention of periodontitis, a regular visit to the dentist is crucial. As a certified Perio Prevention Center, our private practice in Lehel is the right partner for you.
Simply contact our dedicated practice team in Munich and make an appointment. Our team will be happy to answer your questions anytime +49 (o) 89 – 255 46 888 or make an appointment directly online.