How can we prevent periodontitis?

The most effective method for the prevention of periodontitis is good oral hygiene. After each meal it is essential to make use of the basic means for oral hygiene, such as the tooth brush, dental floss, and the interdental brushes.

If you do not suffer from periodontitis, it is necessary to begin this preventive programme. If however, you do suffer from the disease, you must first be treated and then apply on a permanent basis the programme of oral hygiene, designed especially for you by the periodontologist/ dentist/ hygienist .

After the end of treatment, it is necessary to visit the periodontologist/ dentist/ hygienist at regular intervals in order to control the state of your gingiva.