Career as a Consultant Dentist (Periodontology)
As a Periodontologist, you will work to prevent, diagnose and treat illness and injuries to the supporting structure to teeth collectively known as the periodontium. Some of these structures are gingiva, alveolar bone, cementum periodontal ligament. Colloquially they are also known as jaws, jawbone, gums, etc. The most common problem with teeth is the disposition of plaque on teeth (known as the gingiva). As a Periodontologist, you will work to remove this. You will treat any injuries to tissues supporting teeth and provide the right medication for the same.