Moderate periodontal disease is a continuation of early periodontitis. Explained by our San Marcos dentist trained in treating periodontal disease, the bone loss is getting more severe. As evidenced by receding gums and more of the roots of the teeth showing, the destruction continues.
Moderate Periodontitis: 50% Loss of Teeth support
How does moderate periodontitis look close up. The following are pictorial renditions of moderate periodontal disease and how it compares with a healthy tooth. The first image is the healthy tooth. Second image is moderate periodontal disease attacking the gums. The third picture shows how moderate periodontitis would look compared to healthy gums on the same tooth.
Moderate Periodontitis: Time Running Out!
The signs of moderate periodontitis are very similar to early periodontal disease with the problem simply getting worse. More loose teeth, looser teeth, bad breath, shifting bite and drifting teeth are all signs of moderate periodontal disease. Tooth loss may also occur as a result of periodontal disease at this stage. No treatment at this stage leads to advanced periodontal disease.