Gum diseases

Knowledge base - basic terminology

If a plaque and calculus are not removed, the accumulated bacteria can irritate and damage the gums that surround the teeth.

This is accompanied by the following symptoms:

Gingivitis can progress, and if you don't get treatment, it can lead to inflammation of periodontium professionally referred to periodontitis.


See also: Plque Tartar Periodontitis Symptoms of periodontitis Enamel Tooth decay Impact of a diet on dental health