Gum / Periodontal Analysis

Gum / Periodontal Analysis

Why do I need a Periodontal Analysis?

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues surrounding and supporting your teeth. 

Gum disease is also known as periodontal disease. It’s a chronic inflammatory disease caused by plaque, the sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on the teeth. 

For adults, it is a major cause of tooth loss, so it’s imperative to pay attention to this issue. 

Usually, gum disease can be painless, making it hard for people to know if they have it.

It is possible for gum disease to occur in people who try to maintain good oral hygiene. There is a bacterial component to gum disease, but there is also a genetic factor, thus the importance of doing a Periodontal Analysis and determine your RISK 

If you are more likely to get gum disease, you will have to work harder to keep your teeth and your mouth healthy.

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