Periodontitis, also known as pyorrhea, is a set of inflammatory diseases affecting
the periodontium, i.e., the tissues that surround and support the teeth.
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. Periodontitis can
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.
Periodontitis occurs when inflammation or infection of the gums (gingivitis) is
allowed to progress without treatment. Infection and inflammation spreads from
Periodontitis, also generally called gum disease or periodontal disease, begins
with bacterial growth in your mouth and may end -- if not properly treated -- with ...
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 ...
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?
Periodontitis is one of the main causes of tooth loss in adults and is the main
cause of tooth loss in older people. Infection erodes (wears away) the bone that ...
What Is It? Periodontitis is a group of conditions. All of them involve inflammation
of the gums and other structures that support the teeth. This disease often starts ...