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Peri-Implantitis Treatment

What is Peri-Implantitis? Peri-implantitis is a gum infection that occurs around a dental implant characterized by an accumulation of oral bacteria that become trapped between the gum tissue and the implant. Similar to the way periodontal disease will affect natural teeth, peri-implantitis will affect dental implants. Typically it will cause bleeding, inflammation, gum recession and…

The Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection of the gums that can affect 50 percent of the adult population and, in most cases, it is a sign of a bacterial and parasitic oral infection. Below are some of the characteristics of each of the stages of gum disease. Healthy Gums: The gums are pink The edge of…