Types of Gum (Periodontal) Diseases

The most common types…….

(1) gingivitis

Gingivitis is the earliest stage, and affects only the gum tissue. At this stage, the disease is still reversible.

(2) Periodontitis

The more advanced stage of periodontal diseases. The gums, bone and other structures that support the teeth become damaged. Teeth can become mobile and fall out. At this stage, the disease may require more complex treatment to prevent tooth loss.

 

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