Periodontal Disease (Gum Disease) is caused by a bacterial infection.
In its early stages it is called gingivitis and this is totally reversible. However, if this is left untreated it can lead to periodontal disease which effects the gum tissues, bone and supporting tissues of the teeth.
- Bad taste in the mouth
- Bad breath
- Red or swollen gums
- Tender gums
- Bleeding gums
- Loose teeth
- Sensitive teeth
- Pain when chewing
- Pus around the teeth and gums
- Tartar (brown hard deposits) forming on the teeth
- Visit the dental hygienist regularly
- Good oral hygiene
- Don’t smoke
- Having a nutritional balanced diet