Gum health: Overview

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Gum health

Gum or periodontal disease is a widespread problem in the UK, affecting 83% of adults1 despite being reversible in its early stages.2 With daily brushing and flossing, and regular professional cleaning, plaque-induced gingival inflammation can often be resolved if identified early.2 However, when left untreated, gingivitis can progress into chronic periodontitis, leading to gingival recession and, in severe cases, tooth loss.2

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Causes and mechanisms

Find out about the causes and mechanisms behind periodontal disease.

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Impact on patient quality of life

Find out about the impact periodontal disease has on patients’ daily lives.

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Diagnosis

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Management

Explore an overview of periodontal disease management.

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The Corsodyl range

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Patient care resources

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