Gum (Periodontal) Disease
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is gum (periodontal) disease?
- What causes gum disease?
- What is gingivitis?
- What is periodontitis?
- Is gum disease a normal part of aging?
- What happens if gum disease is not treated?
- Can gum disease cause problems beyond the mouth?
- What are the risk factors for gum disease?
- Are there ways to prevent gum disease?
- If I have trouble cleaning my teeth and gums because of arthritis or a physical disability, what can I do?
- What are the symptoms of gum disease?
- How is gum disease diagnosed?
- What are possible treatments for gum disease?
- What is deep cleaning treatment?
- Are medications used to treat gum disease?
- When is surgery used to treat gum disease?