Periodontitis is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue and destroys the bone that supports your teeth.
Periodontitis can cause tooth loss or worse, an increased risk of heart attack and stroke and other serious health problem.
Periodontitis is common, but largely preventable. Is usually the result of poor oral hygiene. Getting regular dental check-ups can greatly reduce the chance of developing periodontitis.
The goal of Periodontitis treatment is to thoroughly clean the pockets around teeth and prevent damage to surrounding bone.
Treatment performed by a periodontist.