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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Periodontitis

Periodontitis, also known as gum disease and pyorrhea, is a set of inflammatory diseases affecting the tissues surrounding the teeth. Periodontitis involves ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/periodontitis/home/ovc-20315537

Apr 14, 2017 ... Periodontitis (per-e-o-don-TIE-tis) is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue and destroys the bone that supports your teeth.

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/periodontitis/symptoms-causes/dxc-20315543

Apr 14, 2017 ... Periodontitis is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue and destroys the bone that supports your teeth.

www.colgateprofessional.com/patient-education/articles/periodontitis

Yet periodontitis is both preventable and treatable. Although factors such as smoking, heredity, medications and lowered immunity make you more susceptible to ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/242321.php

Dec 21, 2015 ... Periodontitis means "inflammation around the tooth" - it is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue and bone that supports the tooth.

www.nidcr.nih.gov/OralHealth/Topics/GumDiseases/PeriodontalGumDisease.htm

Dec 8, 2014 ... Introduction; What causes gum disease? Gingivitis; Periodontitis; Risk Factors; Who gets gum disease? How do I know if I have gum disease?

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMHT0023281

Periodontitis. A chronic infection that affects the gums and the bones that support the teeth. Bacteria and the body's own immune system break down the bone ...

www.perio.org/consumer/types-gum-disease.html

Untreated gingivitis can advance to periodontitis. With time, plaque can spread and grow below the gum line. Toxins produced by the bacteria in plaque irritate ...

www.colgate.com/en/us/oc/oral-health/conditions/gum-disease/article/what-is-periodontal-disease-0514

The second-most common periodontal disease is "periodontitis." Like gingivitis, it is caused by bacterial plaque, but it can cause loss of bone support within the ...