Periodontitis is a gum infection that’s part of gum disease (also called periodontal disease). Periodontitis can cause significant damage to the gums and even your jawbone if left untreated. Although this condition is fairly common, it’s also preventable! You can prevent gum disease and periodontitis simply by taking good care of your teeth and gums and getting regular checkups with your dentist. Periodontitis can lead to tooth loss and is even a risk factor for heart disease—so getting this condition treated is important. How does periodontitis happen and what non-surgical treatment is available? An article by Dr. Rex Hoang. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.
Read the full article here: NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT FOR PERIODONTITIS