Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, refers to the inflammation caused by bacterial growth in the mouth around the tooth and along the gum line. If untreated, this preventable disease can cause loss of teeth.  We urge you to read the following articles that further explain the disease and its consequences:

American Dental Association (ADA):   Gum Disease
American Academy of Periodontology (AAP):   Gum Disease and Women