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Periodontitis is an inflammation of the periodontal tissues, which can result in a gradual loss of the supporting tissues (periodontal) of a tooth.


Periodontitis is caused by bacteria and the toxins they secrete. These can spread rapidly and cause dental plaque. If these deposits are not removed by good oral hygiene, it creates tartar. A normal toothbrush is no longer sufficient; to remove tartar you need a professional cleaning from a dentist or hygienist (e). If tartar remains on your teeth, periodontal may become inflamed.

Be aware that only a few patients have experienced these symptoms of inflammation. A padded periodontitis may have caused you to lose teeth. Always go to your dentist for advice if you are unsure about the condition of your gums.


In the advanced stage of periodontal disease the jawbone and the fibers that hold the teeth in place, will be broken. Advanced phase of periodontal disease This allows the teeth become loose and result in a loss in the worst case.

1. Mild stage of periodontitis
The tooth and the gum line gathers plaque. The gums become inflamed and might bleed.

2. Severe stage of periodontitis
The edge of the gums become detached from the tooth, bacteria multiply, plaque adheres to the plaque; the surrounding jaw bone is broken down.

3. Very severe stage of periodontitis
The gums withdraws. Bone and tooth tissue pull back further, the tooth becomes loose and may fall out.