Warning signs of periodontal (gum) disease

Warning signs of periodontal (gum) disease Periodontal disease (or periodontitis) is an inflammatory condition of the gum tissue surrounding your teeth. The signs of periodontal disease are often unnoticed until it is at an advanced stage. This degenerative oral condition progresses through a number of stages over many years, and often goes unnoticed. […]


How periodontal (gum) disease causes tooth loss

Periodontal disease (periodontitis) affects millions of adults in Australia, who have some form of this inflammatory condition of the gums. If left untreated, periodontal disease can result in irreversible damage to the connective ligaments and hard tissue that anchor, protect, nourish and support your teeth. The collective term used to describe these tissues […]


What are the different types of gum disease?

There are two types of gum disease that can be considered stages of the same process of gum degeneration – gingivitis and periodontitis. However, some forms of periodontal disease have been linked to other systemic diseases and health conditions. Here are the most common types of gum disease: Gingivitis Gingivitis is regarded as […]