Periodontal disease

Periodontal disease

Periodontal disease is responsible for 50% of tooth loss in industrialized countries.

The periodontiumt is made up of the gums, bone, dental ligament and cementum covering the roots of the teeth.

Damage to the periodontium can result in

  • Redness of the gums
  • Bleeding when brushing, even spontaneously
  • Bad breath
  • Loosening of the teeth
  • The presence of periodontal pockets
  • Tooth mobility
  • Tooth migration
  • Spontaneous tooth loss

We do know today that bacteria found in periodontal disease, such as Prevotella intermedia and Fusobacterium, can be directly implicated in the development of cancer.

Periodontal disease also means that the digestive system is dysfunctioning. An integrative medicine check-up is then indicated. Maintaining the health of the gums and bone that support your teeth in your jaws is therefore crucial to your oral health and your general health.

Periodontal disease is associated with aggressive bacterial flora and viral activity such as Epstein Barr (EBV) or cytomegalovirus (CMV). Mouth ulcers or cold sores indicate the presence of the herpes virus HSV1.

These viruses are known to be aggressive for our health and have been associated with neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, Crohn's disease, etc.

It is therefore vital to control the bacterial flora and contain the viral charge by cleaning up the periodontium.