Periodontitis is one of the most serious diseases. The consequences are tooth loosening and finally tooth loss. It develops slowly, almost without symptoms. Often the only symptom is bleeding of the gum. It is therefore, important to avoid it. The disease may be of genetic origin and made worse through poor dental hygiene.Bruxism ( teeth grinding ) and smoking also cause gum disease.
Oral hygiene, especially using the right toothbrush and correct brushing, is very important. Professional teeth cleaning, at least once a year, is vital in the prevention of the disease. After a diagnosis, the specific treatment is decided.