About Periodontitis

Periodontitis is common but fairly preventable. The cause is usually poor oral hygiene. Periodontitis can lead to tooth loss. It’s a risk factor for heart and lung diseases.¬†Symptoms include swollen, red, and tender gums.¬†Treatment includes professionally cleaning the pockets around teeth to prevent damage to surrounding bone. Advanced cases may require surgery. Teeth-4-Life Periodontal disease…