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Periodontitis Risk Factors

By david / June 21, 2008

Periodontitis is an inflammation of the bone, gums and supporting structure of the teeth. It is a bacterial infection that afflicts the tooth’s root and crevices in the gum tissue. Periodontitis is gum disease. Most professionals agree that gum disease can be prevented. They often refer to ‘good oral hygiene’ habits as the key to […]