PERIODONTAL DISEASE

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Understanding Periodontal Disease

The word periodontal actually means around the tooth, so when you have been diagnosed with periodontal disease, the gums and the bone that support your teeth are the areas that are typically affected.

Without proper oral hygiene at home along with a preventative care program with your dentist, plaque and tartar will begin to build up which will destroy your gums and bone.

The dental care team at Mountain Vista Dental Care is here to educate you on the damage that periodontal disease can have on your teeth and to assist you in preventing periodontal disease.
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Signs and Symptoms of Periodontal Disease

If you have had any signs or symptoms of periodontal disease listed below, contact the care team at Mountain Vista Dental Care to schedule an appointment and take back the health of your teeth.
  • Tenderness or discomfort
  • Bleeding gums
  • Pus around the teeth and gums
  • Receding gums
  • Loose teeth
  • Red and puffy gums
  • Persistent bad breath
  • New spacing between teeth
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Linking Bacterial Disease With Periodontal Disease

At Mountain Vista Dental Care, we take periodontal disease very seriously. Not only is it the number one reason for tooth loss, research also suggests that there may be a link between periodontal disease and other symptomatic diseases such as:
  • Stroke
  • Bacterial pneumonia
  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Increased risk during pregnancy
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