"Gum or Periodontal Disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Gum disease is a THREAT to your oral health as well as your general health. It may contribute to heart attack or stroke, increased risk of delivering pre-term for women, delivering low birth weight babies, difficulty controlling blood sugar levels in people with diabetes etc."
The removal of plaque and tartar when the gum disease is diagnosed at an early stage.
Periodontal surgery is necessary when the tissue around your teeth id unhealthy and cannot be repaired with non-surgical treatment.
Brush your teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste Floss at least once a day Visit your dental hygienist for a professional cleaning once every six months. Visit your dentist for a routinely check-up once every six months Eat a well balanced diet, avoid high sugar products and processed “junk food” Don’t use tobacco products