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24 yrs old with severe periodontitis

Hi! I am only 24 and am suffering from severe Periodontitis.

I knew I had this problem like 10 years ago so I went for cleanings and SRP as often as possible. I did not think that suddenly it will get so bad. My front teeth are loose now. The pockets in front my teeth are 7mm-8mm deep and the rest of my mouth they are from 4mm-6mm deep. I went to see several periodontists, they all suggested deep cleaning first. I have been reading a lot online and most people get surgeries or implants done at my stage but none of the periodontists suggested that for me. They said they want to first do deep cleaning and only after that they will consider what to do. I am am not sure what to do. I am scared if the infection is so bad then won't I loose more bone and there will be nothing they can do by then?

Also one periodontist told me that for a 24 year old I have 60 year old teeth and no one is going to touch my teeth because the case is really hopeless. He said that I could not have implants or bone grafting.

The periodontist I am seeing now is very optimistic but I am still really scared. I do not eat with my front teeth anymore. I keep brushing my teeth after every meal. I am trying oil pulling every morning, I massage my gums with baking soda and water and also with mustard oil. I also take calcium tablets everyday now. My gums have stopped bleeding and my teeth are not as loose as before but they are slightly loose. I am very anxious.

Can someone please tell me what I can do in my situation?

Thanks
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i am taking a blood test on monday, i can choose which areas i want to be tested, can you please advise which ones i should do? i have glucose in the test already, can you please suggest what else?

thanks:)
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There is probably no known effective therapy for severe horizontal bone resorption. Vertical bone defect and furcation involvement ( grade1,2) may benefit from guided tissue regeneration. Detailed consultation with your periodontist is advised.
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that is exactly what one other periodontist was telling me. could it be coz i have been lactose intolerant since i was little and did not drink much milk as a growing child. i don't know!!

also is there a chance i could save my teeth by doing all these natural remedies?
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Advanced periodontitis occuring in your age is extremely rare. Systemic condition,such as agranulocytosis, Papilon-Lefevre syndrome, and other immune defiency , needs to be evaluated by medeical professionals.
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Firstly, thanks for the reply.

Is it possible that my tooth that is very loose right now to fall out anytime, anywhere? Actually this is one of my biggest fears. My front two teeth are also hurting. Every now and then it is painful.

Why do you think they are not suggesting surgery for me?

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Hi!  Periodontal disease is one of life's big nasties, but twenty years from now, hopefully, this will just be a distant memory.  Ya gotta a lotta work to do, though!  Re-read your next to last sentence in your next to last paragraph.---You're improving!  What you've started doing is beginning to change your oral environment.  Your bleeding has stopped and your teeth are beginning to tighten!  Read a lot more about the oil pulling.  Aim for three times, possibly four, per day.  Somewhere I read to switch from one oil to another every other week, so that might be good.  Swish for at least twenty minutes each time.  You may need to add only one session per day and build to the higher number over a couple of weeks, to avoid an avalanche of toxins.  Keep reading and researching on the internet, in the library and health food stores.  Learn about vitamin and mineral deficiencies.  Check out olive leaf extract's impact.  Walker has a good book about it under $7.00 on Amazon.  You need Vit D and calcium together.  Yes, the underlying bone structure has to improve.  What would you put implants in if the bone is eroding?  And how would they stay in place?  And, maybe---just maybe---what you're doing will re-build and prevent your having to even consider those options!  Hang in there!  Tomorrow WILL be better!  Keep seeing the periodontist, but if you're re-building, you might be able to avoid that surgery.  I'd put it off for a while to see how much you improve from what you're doing.  Believe me, you do not want that surgery unless there is absolutely no other alternative.  Keep doing what your doing, and even more, and see where it takes you.  Get back to us.  We'd all like to know what happens about the surgery.  
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