When gum disease like gingivitis invades the oral health gum tissues and bones that supports the teeth starts to deteriorate and pockets are formed around the teeth. Gum tissues and the bones should fit well around the teeth. When gum disease progress, the pockets becomes more deeper and allowing bacteria to accumulate. Excessive accumulation of bacteria may lead to its spreading to the gum tissue resulting to bone and tissue loss, causing loose tooth and eventually its loss.
At the very start when pocket formation are noticed, you should immediately inform your dentist as proper treatment will be administered. Your dentist may recommend a periodontal surgery to reduce the dental pockets. Pocket reduction surgery is essential in eliminating the bacteria that causes oral destruction when condition is allowed to progress. Difficulty in cleaning may experience when dental pockets are deeper. Healthy and beautiful teeth can be achieved with oral hygiene with gum stimulator and reduced pockets.