Where Does Gum Disease Come From

Your gums are becoming more sensitive, there’s more blood in the sink when you brush, and you have persistent bad breath that you can’t seem to get rid of—these are telltale signs of gum disease, also called periodontal disease. But where does it come from? And more importantly, can it be cured? There’s good news and bad news, but first: …

Gum Disease – Is It Curable?

If you’re starting to suffer from the tell-tale signs of gum disease, you’re probably wondering how to treat gum disease and more importantly—is it even curable to begin with? The short answer is: it depends. What Is Gum Disease, Exactly? Gum disease, often called periodontitis, gingivitis and periodontal disease, is when the gum tissue becomes chronically inflamed due to plaque …

Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Stages, Causes, and Prevention

Periodontal disease, often referred to as simply “gum disease”, is a disease of the dental structures surrounding the teeth. There are two forms of periodontal disease, one being a relatively minor infection of the gums that is treatable, and another being irreversible (although still treatable). The former is called gingivitis while the latter is called periodontitis. Differences Between Gingivitis and …