Web Results

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/symptoms-causes/syc-20354473

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

www.efp.org/patients/what-is-periodontitis.html

Periodontitis is often known as 'Gum Disease' and is a very common condition in which the gums and deeper periodontal structures become inflamed.

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.webmd.com/oral-health/periodontitis-advanced-gum-disease

Periodontitis is an advanced form of gum disease. Early gum disease causes the gums to pull away from the teeth. This leaves deep pockets where plaque and ...

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

This is a sign of severe periodontitis (the advanced stage of disease). You can prevent periodontal disease by practicing good oral hygiene and visiting your ...

www.healthline.com/health/periodontitis

May 22, 2017 ... Periodontitis is a serious infection of the gums. It's caused by bacteria that have accumulated on the teeth and gums. It can damage your bones ...