As gum disease progresses painlessly the damage it can cause is not always noticeable.
However, if left untreated it can lead to gum abscesses leading to pus ooze from around your teeth.
Over a number of years, the bone supporting your teeth can be lost causing teeth to become loose and eventually lost. If the Periodontal disease is left untreated for a long time, treatment can become more difficult.
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