The two most common forms of gum disease include:
In this disease, the gums became inflamed, although there is no bone loss.
2. Periodontitis or Pyorrhea
In this disease, inflammation of the gums is not treated, leading to loss of bone around teeth.
In both cases, dentists have treatment options available for patients. Dentists will diagnose a gum disease and begin a course of treatment so that the patient does not lose bone mass or loses as little as possible.