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  1. Periodontitis is inflammation and infection of the ligaments and bones that support the teeth. ... Periodontitis occurs when inflammation or infection of the gums ( gingivitis ) is allowed to progress without treatment. Infection ...
  2. Periodontitis (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
  3. Peridontitis (Merck & Co., Inc.)  
    ... 4 These search terms have been highlighted halitosis Periodontitis Periodontitis (pyorrhea) is a severe form of gingivitis in ... pockets in the gums to determine how severe periodontitis is. Repeated professional cleanings and sometimes dental surgery ...
  4. Periodontal (Gum) Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research)  
    ... that hold teeth in place. Back to top Periodontitis When gingivitis is not treated, it can advance to “periodontitis” (which means “inflammation around the tooth”). In periodontitis, ...
  5. Gum Disease in Children (American Academy of Periodontology)  
    Chronic gingivitis. aggressive periodontitis and generalized aggressive periodontitis are types of gum disease in children. Types of periodontal diseases in children Chronic gingivitis ...
  6. ... bone or tissue that hold teeth in place. Periodontitis: Severe Gum Disease Left untreated, gingivitis can advance to "periodontitis" (which means "inflammation around the tooth"). Here, gums ...
  7. ... in men as they age. 6. Dental: gingivitis, periodontitis, loss of teeth Tooth decay is not just ... pockets that can get infected. This is called PERIODONTITIS. If not treated, this infection can ruin the ...
  8. JAMA Patient Page: Periodontal Disease (American Medical Association) - PDF  
    ... removed by dental cleaning. More serious infection, called periodontitis , can cause not only disease of the gums, ... and the bone structures that support the teeth. Periodontitis may be associated with heart disease, stroke, and ...
  9. Types of Periodontal Disease (Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine)  
    Types of Periodontal Disease Gingivitis Chronic Periodontitis Aggressive Periodontitis Periodontitis Caused by Conditions of the Body Necrotizing Periodontal Diseases Periodontal disease can refer to any condition that affects the ...
  10. Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body (American Dental Association) - PDF  
    ... and periodontal (gum) disease. Researchers have found that periodontitis (the advanced form of periodontal disease that can ... stroke and bacterial pneumonia. Likewise, pregnant women with periodontitis may be at increased risk of delivering preterm ...
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