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Healthy gums

Healthy gums

Characterized by their pink color and absence of bleeding in the dental examination

Gingivitis

Gingivitis

At this stage the gum bleeds easily and is more reddish

Early Periodontitis

Early Periodontitis

Slight inflammation is observed in the lower incisors and on the x-rays we can see mild bone resorption

Early Periodontitis

Early Periodontitis

X-ray of previous image showing less height of the bone due to periodontitis

Moderate Periodontitis

Moderate Periodontitis

At this stage there is more bone destruction and not necessarily is found so much inflammation as is seen in this image

Moderate Periodontitis

Moderate Periodontitis

This radiograph corresponds to the previous image and we can see a more advanced bone loss

Advanced Periodontitis

Advanced Periodontitis

At this stage the advanced bone resorption, causes receding gums and tooth roots are exposed

Advanced Periodontitis

Advanced Periodontitis

Advanced Periodontitis

Advanced Periodontitis

This radiograph corresponds to the previous image and shows the bone completely destroyed by the disease

Early Periodontitis

Early Periodontitis

Cases like this one can be treated many times without surgery

Early Periodontitis

Early Periodontitis

The same case of the previous image after treatment without surgery (deep cleaning)