Periodontal Diesase

  What is periodontal disease?
 
  Stages of periodontal disease
 
  Why is periodontal disease
    so prevalent?

 
  Contributing factors of
    periodontal disease

 
  Periodontal disease &
    systemic health

 
  Treating periodontal disease






Periodontal Disease
Overview of Periodontal Disease

Stages of Periodontal Disease

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

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

Stage 3: Periodontitis
Healthy Gums
Periodontitis
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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