Posts Tagged ‘ gingivitis’


Gingivitis, also generally called gum disease or periodontal disease, begins with bacterial growth in your mouth and may end — if not properly treated — with tooth loss due to destruction of the tissue that surrounds your teeth.

What is Gum Disease?

Today in the news and television commercials we often hear the term “gum disease”, but what exactly is gum disease is?   Gum disease is an infection in the tissues that surround and support your teeth.  Your mouth has a “V” shaped sulcus in between every tooth.  A healthy gingival sulcus hugs the tooth like […]