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Periodontal Dentistry Photo A Major cause of tooth loss in adults, gum disease (also called periodontal disease) is an infectious process involving the tissues that surround and support the teeth. A painless process that can be quite destructive.

Gingivitis - Periodontitis

Gingivitis, the early stages of gum disease, is formed by the bacteria that constantly form on the teeth and can become quite toxic. Gums can become red, swollen and bleed very easily.

Oftentimes the gums are quite sensitive and manifest this symptom during routine brushing. At this early stage however, with proper attention and care, the process can indeed be reversed with good probability.

Untreated, this condition can advance to a more serious stage, Periodontitis, whereby the teeth themselves and the bone that support the teeth can become damaged, causing teeth to become loose, fall out or require that the teeth be removed.

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Causes of Gum Disease

The main cause of periodontal - gum disease is bacterial plaque. Other factors that are known to affect teeth and possibly exacerbate the process include:
  • Smoking/Tobacco Use
  • Genetics
  • Stress
  • Medications
  • Clenching or Grinding Your Teeth
  • Diabetes
  • Poor Nutrition
The main types of periodontal - gum disease include:
  • Gingivitis
  • Aggressive Periodontitis
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Periodontitis as a Manifestation of Systemic Diseases
  • Necrotizing Periodontal Diseases

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