Periodontists regularly treat increasingly hazardous periodontal cases, for example, those with extreme gum illness or complex therapeutic history. Periodontists offer a wide scope of medicines, for example, scaling and root planning (in which the contaminated surface of the root is cleaned) or root surface debridement (in which harmed tissue is evacuated). They can likewise treat patients with serious gum issues utilizing a scope of surgeries. Moreover, periodontists are specially trained in the placement, maintenance, and repair of dental implants.
The periodontist inspects the gums, verifies whether there is any gum line subsidence, evaluates how the teeth fit together when biting, and checks the teeth to check whether any are free. The periodontist will likewise take a little estimating instrument called a test and spot it between the teeth and gums to decide the profundity of those spaces, known as periodontal takes; this enables the periodontist to survey the strength of the gums. An x-ray may likewise be taken to watch the health of the bone below the gum line.