Gum disease affects a large part of the population at different levels. It starts with gingival inflammation; called gingivitis. Then, the support bone of the teeth is affected; it is then called periodontitis. As a result, there is a loss of tooth stability, mobility and loss of aesthetics and possibly loss of teeth. However, when treated, this disease can be stopped.
Periodontitis is also associated with cardio-vascular diseases and certain types of cancer.
Several options are available and let you know what is best for the health of your gums.