Periodontics is the specific aspect of dentistry that studies the supporting structures of the teeth and the diseases that affect them. The supporting structures or tissues are collectively known as the periodontium which comprises of the gums (or gingiva), cementum, alveolar region and periodontal ligament.
Treatment of periodontal disease (Disease affecting gum tissue underlying bone)
Treatment of gingivitis (Inflamed or bleeding gums)
Cosmetic gum graft (To correct gum shrinkage)
Treatment of bad breath (halitosis)
Gum disease treatment around implants – Peri-implantitis
Correction of uneven gum line (crown lengthening)