Periodontal Disease Symptoms
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Periodontal disease is caused by the bacteria in your mouth which forms tartar and plaque. If left on the teeth these substances form under the gum line and can cause gingivitis. If left untreated gingivitis may progress to periodontal disease. Symptoms include persistent bad breath, red and swollen gums, bleeding gums when you brush, painful teeth, loose teeth, or pain when chewing, and receding gums.