FAQS - Periodontics
FAQS - Periodontics

  What is a periodontist?
  What is periodontal
    gum disease?

  Types of periodontal

  When should I see a

  Periodontal disease and
    diabetes relationship

  Periodontal disease and
    heart disease relationship

  Periodontal disease and
    stroke relationship

  Signs and symptoms of
    periodontal disease

  Causes of periodontal


FAQs - Periodontics

Types of Periodontal Disease

Stage 1: Healthy Gums
Healthy Gums
Healthy Gums
Healthy gums are firm and pink.

Stage 2: Gingivitis
Healthy Gums
This is the earlist stage of gum disease.
The gums are red, swollen and bleed easily.

Stage 3: Periodontitis
Healthy Gums
Mild Periodontitis:
The gums begin to separate from the teeth,
forming pockets which fill with plaque.
Moderate Periodontitis:
Deeper pockets form as more bone and tissue are lost.

Stage 4: Severe Periodontitis
Healthy Gums
   Severe Periodontitis
Teeth may become loose because a large
amount of bone and tissue have been lost.

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