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The difference between Periodontitis and Gingivitis

The difference between Periodontitis and Gingivitis Periodontitis, also generally called gum disease or periodontal disease, begins with bacterial growth in your mouth and may end, if not treated properly, with tooth loss due to destruction of the tissue that surrounds your teeth. What's the Difference Between Gingivitis and Periodontitis? Gingivitis (gum inflammation) usually precedes

Patheodent celebrates 2 special ‘rides’ – Wines2whales and Operation Smile

Friday 7 October 2016 is World Smile day and to celebrate the wonderful day, Dr Pieter van Rooyen will be joining Shaun Peters and a few other members, on the Wines2Whales ride that takes place from 7 – 9 November 2016. This ride is to raise awareness and funds for Operation Smile South Africa. Operation Smile

When is the best time to remove your wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth may not need to be removed if they are: •    Healthy •    Fully erupted •    Positioned correctly and biting properly with their opposite teeth •    Able to be cleaned as part of daily hygiene practices Wisdom teeth — the third molars in the very back of your mouth — don't have room to