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Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease Stages

Periodontal disease or periodontitis (per-e-o-don-TIE-tis) occurs due to a bacterial infection in the gums, resulting in inflamed soft tissue around the teeth. Without treatment, it can damage the bone that supports the teeth, which can then make the teeth loose. Sadly, periodontal disease is very common with over 47% of adults over 30 and 70%...