Periodontitis is the medical term for gum disease. The tooth’s bone is deteriorating, and the plaque developing on the teeth, and the acids released by the bacteria, start to impact the tissues that hold your teeth sturdily within the jaw structure.
As the disease advances, the gums can then loosen and detach from the teeth, leading to more severe dental problems, including tooth decay on the roots of the teeth. We can help you have healthier gums and treat periodontitis. The earlier we get involved in treatment, the better it will be for you long term.