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Periodontitis: Introduction

Periodontitis: Periodontitis is an infection in the gums and the bone that holds the teeth in place. If the infection gets worse, your gums may pull ... more about Periodontitis.

Periodontitis: Dental infection of the gums and/or related bones. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Periodontitis is available below.

Symptoms of Periodontitis

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Article Excerpts about Periodontitis

Periodontitis is an infection in the gums and the bone that holds the teeth in place. If the infection gets worse, your gums may pull away from your teeth, making your teeth look long. (Source: excerpt from Keep your teeth and gums healthy: NIDDK)

Definitions of Periodontitis:

Inflammatory reaction of the tissues surrounding a tooth (periodontium), usually resulting from the extension of gingival inflammation (gingivitis) into the periodontium. (From Dorland, 27th ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)

A disease that attacks the gum and bone and around the teeth - (Source - WordNet 2.1)


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