Periodontitis versus parodontosis

There are still dental professionals who use the old and wrong name for a periodontal disease – parodontosis. The correct name is periodontitis. – In former times bacteria couldn´t be proven because of wrong techniques-this was called parodontosis. In the last 25 years it is known that inflammation of the periodontum is caused by bacteria, […]

Gums as a reflection of our overall health!?

Gums as a reflection of our overall health? YES AND NO! Over and over again we read scientific and non scientific journals about vitamin deficiency and the consequences from it. As a result many people choose to take homeopathic medicine –a mistake most of the time! – 99% of gum diseases are attributed to plaque […]

Most common reasons for periodontitis

  – – – – – – – Most common reasons for periodontitis The most common reasons of pariodontitis are: Plaque accumulation due to poor oral hygiene, overhang restorations, ill fitting crowns Malocclusion Stress      Smoking Systemic disease such as diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes Fortunately all these factors are easily controlled by; Optimizing tooth brushing, by […]

Oral Rinses – are they useful in the menagement if Periodontitis?

 Is an oral rinse beneficial for patients with periodontitis? YES! An oral rinse is a useful purchase, unfortunately some doctors think it is not useful-with the argument that bacteria leaks into the periodontal pockets. That is incorrect for two main reasons; The bacteria moves only due to extensions Bacteria are harmless on their own. They are destructive only in mature plaque, causing a cavity or a […]

Periodontitis and saliva test-is it useful?

Periodontitis-saliva test? Yes and no! Our last discussion was about lasers, today we want to inform you about the saliva test. It is a common practice for some dental professionals to require that the patients with periodontal disease to undergo expensive saliva test prior to their therapy.    Congratulations! Now the patient knows that there […]

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Since 1982 implantation has been recognized as a safe form of therapy by the German Association of Dentistry and Orthodontics.

Find out more about artificial roots at

sofortbelastungIMMEDIATE LOAD
Immediately after an operation, dental implants are provided with a denture and exposed to the full strain of chewing.

This is called immediate load.
In earlier times, dental implants took months to heal. This has changed a great deal in recent years. Read more about this at

The terms periodontosis, periodontopathy and periodontitis all come from the word “periodont”.

This term refers to the periodontal apparatus, which supports the teeth, „perio “ meaning „around“, „dont“ meaninng „tooth“. At periodontitis-online you can find out what causes this disease!


Tea, coffee, red wine, tobacco, cola and the natural ageing process makes teeth darker or spotty.

Bleaching (brightening or whitening the teeth) makes your teeth whiter without side effects. Find out more at

Snoring can be hazardous to your health! Obstructive (narrowing) sleep apnoea is the most severe as well as the most common of sleep-related respiratory dysfunction.

Find out what to do about it at

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