Sunday, February 24, 2008

Periodontal Gum Disease

Periodontal diseases range from simple gum inflammation to serious disease that results in major damage to the soft tissue and bone that support the teeth. In the worst cases teeth are lost.

Gum disease is a threat to your oral health. Possible health effects of periodontal diseases that go well beyond your mouth. Whether it is stopped, slowed, or gets worse depends a great deal on how welll you care for your teeth and gums everyday, from this point forward.