Periodontal Disease, also known as gum disease, is a disease which affects the gums, bone and supporting tissues of the tooth. It affects approximately 45% of the UK population. If left unchecked periodontitis can progress and can lead to the loss of supporting bone around the teeth, and ultimately the loosening and even loss of teeth.
What happens during a Periodontal Consultation?
- During the first appointment our Specialist Periodontist Angela Boodhooa will record all the information she needs to give you an accurate assessment of your gum disease and tell you clearly what the results mean and what needs to be done both now and in the future.
- Angela firmly believes that you can only stabilize gum disease by working together and aims to give you the tools and techniques needed to keep your teeth and gums healthy for longer.
- In addition to treating gum disease Angela also carries out gingival grafting to cover up areas of recession or exposed roots.
Dr Angela Boodhooa
At Ridgway Dental your gums are in the safe care of our specialist periodontist Dr Angela Boodhooa.
Angela has completed the rigorous 4-year specialist training programme in Periodontology at Kings College London, Guys Hospital and is a GDC registered specialist. She is a member of the British Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry.
Angela aims to work with you to manage your gum disease.
If your gums are bleeding, your teeth feel wobbly or loose, you have bad breath, you notice shrinking or receding gums and gaps forming between your teeth or you’ve noticed your teeth moving position gradually or suddenly, then you may need to see a Periodontist.
A consultation appointment with Angela costs £150.
To find out more information on periodontal disease go to: www.bsperio.org.uk/patients