Thorough Periodontal Examination Video
Gum disease is an inflammation of the gums that can progress to affect the bone that surrounds and supports your teeth. It is caused by the bacteria in plaque, a sticky, colourless film that constantly forms on your teeth. If not removed through daily brushing and flossing, plaque can build up and the bacteria infects not only your gums and teeth, but also eventually the gum tissue and bone that support the teeth. This is why it is ver important to visit your dental hygienist every year, preferably twice, if you want to remove this build up and preserve your teeth, or else the teeth can become loose, fall out or have to be removed by a dentist.
The early stages of gum disease can often be reversed with proper brushing and flossing. Good oral health and regular check ups will help keep plaque from building up.
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Last Update: 09th April 2021