It is the branch of dentistry that treats the diseases of the gums and the bone that supports the tooth.
The genetic factors and the bad habits of oral hygiene, added to the technique of brushing (often incomplete) plus the habit of smoking and other factors.
Its main symptoms are: frequent bleeding of the gums, mainly when brushing, dental mobility and bad breath.
It is important to take into account that Periodontitis is a serious disease that causes irremediable loss of teeth due to loss of insertion in the bone, which can be replaced with dental implants.
Chronic Periodontitis can also favor the appearance of other diseases, both oral and systemic, so it should be treated by your dentist.