Periodontal Disease: Are You at Risk?


Periodontal disease sounds strange, but you probably recognize the name of its first stage: gingivitis. Periodontal disease is the medical term for inflammation and infection of the supportive tissues that surround the teeth. The word “periodontal” says it all: the term comes from two Greek words: “peri” which means surrounding, and “odontos” which means teeth. If you suffer from gingivitis, bleeding gums, bad breath, loose teeth, or gum recession, it’s important to visit our Lone Tree, CO practice now. The health of your gums is critical to your oral health and your overall well-being. At Metro Dental Care, our team of [...]