Stages of gum disease
Have you heard of the terms gingivitis and periodontitis? They are referring to different stages of gum disease. Here’s an info-graphic to explain more about it
- HEALTHY GUMS AND TOOTH
- GINGIVITIS – The early stage of periodontal disease caused by bacterial plaque, leading to inflamed and bleeding gums
- PERIODONTITIS – Gum pockets which worsen plaque trap, signs of bone loss
- ADVANCED PERIODONTITIS – Severe bone loss with deep gum pockets, loss of support for tooth. Tooth becomes shaky and mobile.
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