Introduction: Periodontitis


Periodontitis: Dental infection of the gums and/or related bones.

Periodontitis: Periodontitis is an infection in the gums and the bone that holds the teeth in place. If the infection gets worse, your gums may pull away from your teeth, making your teeth look long. 1

Researching symptoms of Periodontitis: Further information about the symptoms of Periodontitis is available including a list of symptoms of Periodontitis, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Causes of Periodontitis: Research more detailed information about the causes of Periodontitis, other possibly hidden causes of Periodontitis, or other general information about Periodontitis.

Statistics and Periodontitis: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Periodontitis, prevalence and incidence statistics for Periodontitis, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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1. excerpt from Keep your teeth and gums healthy: NIDDK

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