General objectives of periodontics include:
Understanding the structure of dental supporting tissues
Introduction to periodontal disease prevention methods
Diagnosis of primary symptoms of dental supporting tissue diseases
Treatment of periodontal diseases
Such methods as tooth scaling, gum curettage or periodontal surgeries are used for the treatment of periodontal diseases.
Other therapeutic interventions in this field include: alveolar bone graft, gingival graft for increasing the gingival thickness around the root, and gingivectomy for cosmetic purposes.
Head of Department: Dr. Marziye Mohamadi Moghadam