Gum Disease

Gum disease, or periodontitis, affects around 1 in 5 people. If you have gum disease, your body’s inflammatory response to plaque on your teeth results in bone loss and inflammation around your mouth and jaws. This not only ends up making your teeth loose which can be extremely painful, but it is also being link to heart disease and other health problems! Gum disease can be treated and damage to your teeth and jaws can be kept to a minimum with excellent oral hygiene at home and the right treatment during regular visits with your dentist.