It's essential that your teeth have a solid foundation of healthy gums and strong bone. Periodontal disease (gum disease) is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting your teeth.
It’s important to work hard at maintaining healthy gums and preventing periodontal disease (gum disease) -- a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting your teeth.
If not adequately treated, gum disease can result in loose teeth and ultimately tooth loss. Early detection and treatment are the key to successful treatment.