Periodontitis

 At this stage, the supporting bone and fibers that hold your teeth in place are irreversibly damaged. Your gums may begin to form a pocket below the gum-line,

 At this stage, the supporting bone and fibers that hold your teeth in place are irreversibly damaged. Your gums may begin to form a pocket below the gum-line, which traps food and plaque. Proper dental treatment and improved home care can usually help prevent further damage.