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By rgberger50
October 03, 2011
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Also called: Periodontal Disease

If you have gum disease, you're not alone.  About 80 percent of U.S. adults currently have some form of the disease.  It ranges from simple gum inflammation, called gingivitis, to serious disease that results in damage to the bone.

In gingivitis, the gums become red and swollen.  They can bleed easily.  Most people can reverse this with daily brushing and flossing and seeing their dentist regularly.  Untreated gingivitis can lead to periodontitis.  The gums pull away from the teeth and form pockets that are infected.  If not treated, the bones, gums and connective tissue that support the teeth are destroyed.

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