A person may lose their treat if this disease is not treated in a proper manner at right time. Bacteria and tartar are the main culprits behind this disease. Gingivitis causes the inflammation of the gums and when it is not treated on time, it advances to Periodontis.
In periodontitis, the gums pull away from the teeth and pockets are formed. Flap Surgery might be necessary if the inflammation and deep pockets is not cured even after following the treatment with deep cleaning and medications. Only professional cleaning by a dentist or dental hygienist can remove tartar. So it is very necessary to follow hygienic oral practices on a daily basis. One must take measures at time to prevent a disease.