The word "periodontal" means "around the tooth." Periodontal diseases attack the gums and the bone that support the teeth. When plaque and calculus are not removed, they begin to destroy the gums and bone.
Spacing between teeth
Persistent bad breath
Effective control of bacterial plaque, education and regular periodontal exams can help reduce your risk of damage from periodontal disease.
Four out five people have periodontal disease and don't know it! Prevention is key!
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Pus around the teeth
Red and puffy gums
Tenderness or discomfort