Gum diseases

What is gum disease? Gum disease (periodontal disease), in general, is a disease that involves gum and other tooth supporting structure (also known as periodontium) consisting of alveolar bone, periodontal ligament. Gum disease (periodontal disease) is the most common condition that causes tooth loss in adult if left unnoticeable. Gingivitis is the early stage of […]

Development stages and symptoms of gum disease

Gum disease involves three primary stages. The starling development speed of periodontal disease is a formidable obstacle to keep it under control. People with low body resistance level are likely to encounter much higher pace of disease progression. Development stages of gum disease Stage 1: Gingivitis Gingivitis is mild form of gum disease that can […]

Negative effects of periodontal disease

Periodontal disease diagnosis Your dentist may screen for and control periodontal disease from the very early stage through regular dental checkups. Periodontal examination includes: Besides overviewing your medical history to identify any factors that could be contributing to your symptoms, the dentist starts probing depth measurements. A dental probe instrument is placed beside your tooth […]

How to treat periodontal disease?

The treatment plan for gum disease varies, which depends mostly on the development stage of gum disease and how severe it is. Early stage: Gingivitis When the disease is caught early, the condition is reversible because there is no damage to supporting bone or other tissues. Patients can benefit from professional cleaning and proper oral […]

Swiss Technology in periodontal treatment at No1 Dental Clinic

No1 Dental has been applying successfully Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) of Swiss Dental Academy in periodontal treatment procedure. GBT is a therapy that not only provides considerable benefit to periodontal patients but also maintain the health of teeth, prevent gum diseases at early stage. Step 1: Diagnosis Screen and evaluate each clinical case Step 2: […]

Weaknesses of conventional dental cleaning

Conventional dental cleaning which is still applied at almost all clinics in Vietnam does not bring much effect in caring or preventing periodontal disease any longer due to several weaknesses Scaling Conventional tooth scaling method involves manual use of stainless steel handy tools like scalers to directly scrape away calculus (tartar) from teeth and within […]

Professional dental cleaning for pregnant women

When it comes to pregnancy, endless list of preparation for the arrival of your baby is made. However, women should not ignore oral care during pregnancy time. Regular checkups are advised to keep your oral health under control because a mother is held responsible not just for her own physical health but for the wellbeing […]

How pregnancy affects oral health?

During pregnancy, it is the mother’s responsibility to ensure the health of herself and the baby.  Sustaining daily oral care and visiting the dentist for a comprehensive periodontal evaluation during pregnancy helps lessen the chance of adverse pregnancy complications. Pregnancy can lead to several dental concerns due to hormonal change and other adjustments of body […]