(HealthDay News) -- Periodontal disease affects the thin crevice
between the gums and teeth called the sulcus. This causes the
attachment of the tooth and nearby tissue to disintegrate, causing
a pocket that becomes deeper as the disease worsens.
The American Dental Association says warning signs of gum
Bleeding that's easily triggered from the gums.
Gums that are sore or tender, swollen or red.
Gums that recede from the teeth.
Frequent bad taste or bad breath.
Permanent teeth that feel loose or feel like they're separating
from the gums.
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