Is periodontitis age related?
No, there are different classifications/types of periodontitis and age could determine the kind of periodontitis one may have. Age is of relative value in that advanced amounts of peridontal destruction at earlier age tend to indicate a more aggressive form of peridontitis. In contrast, chronic perodontitis may slowly progress towards severity over several years or decades. Young age combined with moderate to severe bone loss presents a tenuous long-term prognosis and requires more aggressive therapy compared to older patients presenting with a chronic form. Is it true that sc/rp is done with an instrument that makes a lot of noise and sprays a lot of water and is very uncomfortable? Dr Verma is all about comfort for her patients. We have the latest technology available called ultrasonic scaling and irrigation unit, the Pro-Select Platinum. This is a great unit – it minimizes the need for anesthetics, it is very quite and sprays only a mist of water. If your teeth are sensitive to cold