The invisible epidemic

Periodontal Disease: The invisible epidemic   Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease or periodontitis, is one of the most common maladies in the history of mankind. Unlike most other diseases, periodontal disease is typically not painful or symptomatic until its later stages. It’s caused by the buildup of harmful bacteria or plaque at or…

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What is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal Disease

 Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease is also known as gum disease or periodontitis. This occurs when plaque bacteria at or below the gum line irritate the gums and trigger an inflammatory response, reddened tissue, swelling, and bleeding. Gingivitis is the mildest form of periodontal disease. This causes redness, swelling, and bleeding of the gums. It can…

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