Periodontal disease is a “chronic bacterial infection” that destroys gums and bone holding your teeth in your mouth. Periodontal disease links to major health problems like heart disease, diabetes and is the #1 reason for tooth loss.
Why do I have Periodontal disease? Systemic and Habitual Factors
ex: clenching, grinding, smoking and/or poor home care
How do I treat Periodontal disease? 1st step is Scaling /Root Planing and site specific antibiotics