Periodontal Disease: Tooth and Gum Swelling Causes and Treatment

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Dental and Gum (Periodontal) Disease


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London: Periodontal (gum and tooth) disease is an infection of the tissues that hold your teeth in place. It’s typically caused by poor brushing and flossing habits that allow plaque — a sticky film of bacteria — to build up on the teeth and harden with time. In advanced stages, periodontal disease can lead to sore, bleeding gums; painful chewing problems; and even tooth loss.

Tooth and Gum Swelling Causes and Treatment

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