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Periodontitis or periodontal disease is a chronic, low grade infection of the gingiva (gum tissue) caused by accumulation of bacterial plaque and calculus due to inadequate home care and lack of regular professional cleanings resulting in the destruction of the surrounding supportive bone. Although some may have a genetic predisposition to developing periodontal disease, Periodontitis is preventable and NOT an inevitable part of aging
Contributed by Beth Wiecher