Periodontitis, most commonly called gum disease, is an infection of the soft tissue in your mouth that can destroy the bone that supports your teeth. If left untreated, teeth may loosen, and tooth loss can occur.
What are the symptoms of gum disease?
The following are signs and symptoms of gum disease:
How Can I Prevent Gum Disease?
Gum disease, although it is very common, can be prevented. If you follow the tips below, gum disease may be reversed.
Did you know?
Gum disease is associated with a risk for the following conditions:
If you are having issues with your gums, schedule a visit today. Oral health is vital to maintaining your overall health. We are here to help you prevent and treat gum disease. Give us a call at 803-904-9559 to schedule your exam today.