Importance of X-ray confirmation. If you take a picture, you can see the possibility of tooth loss after 10 years.
If you concentrate on the information of only bones and teeth, you can see that it is not visible to the naked eye.
When you take an X-ray
Small cavities between teeth
Suppuration of the root
Excessive load due to clenching, etc.
And so on
By checking the shape of the bone in it
You can see the possibility of loss of the tooth 10 years later
Of course in this case
If you have bone involution due to periodontal disease
Age-related bone involution
Etc. are not included
The point of interest is how the bone around the teeth melts
Is the bone around the tooth lowered horizontally?
Is the bone around the tooth resorbed in a V shape?
Will change with
It is quite troublesome to absorb it in a V shape
Complex periodontal disease is troublesome
It is said to be a complicated type of periodontal disease and is difficult to cure.
Comparing in 10 years
12.7% if there is horizontal bone involution
It is absorbed in a V shape and its depth is
2mm is 22.2%
2.5-4 mm 45.6%
68.2% if it is 4 mm or more
Possibility of losing teeth
Periodontal disease treatment can also turn this category in a better direction
It will be one of the treatments for periodontal disease
Means are for the purpose
Periodontal surgery with open gums
These are just means
It is done to increase the probability of tooth survival