Periodontal Disease (Pyorrhea)
It is an inflammatory reaction of the gum. It is characterized by redness, inflammation and bleeding of the gums. It is usually caused by poor dental hygiene, although it can also appear for other causes such as pregnancy or medications. When this disease is not treated and is maintained over time, it becomes periodontitis.
When gum inflammation is allowed to progress without treatment. The tartar accumulates between the gum and the tooth, causing excessive and spontaneous bleeding together with the creation of periodontal pockets, an ideal place where bacteria are responsible for destroying the bone and the tissues that support the teeth. This can lead to dental mobility and even loss of teeth.
Periodontal diseases have been associated with an increased risk of suffering from cardiovascular diseases, premature births in pregnant women or changing the metabolic state of diabetic patients.