Judson T. Connell, DMD

What Are the Stages of Gum Disease and What To Look For

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a deterioration of the gums caused by plaque and bacterial growth. If left untreated, gingivitis can progress to the more serious condition of periodontitis. There are four general stages to gum disease, here is what to look out for. Stage 1 Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease, and its symptoms include... read more »