The difference between Periodontitis and Gingivitis

The difference between Periodontitis and Gingivitis Periodontitis, also generally called gum disease or periodontal disease, begins with bacterial growth in your mouth and may end, if not treated properly, with tooth loss due to destruction of the tissue that surrounds your teeth. What's the Difference Between Gingivitis and Periodontitis? Gingivitis (gum inflammation) usually precedes