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Can gum disease be the early stages of periodontal disease?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. John Francis
Dentistry - Periodontics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It's the same
It begins as gingivitis.
If that is left untreated it can turn into early gum disease or periodontal disease and then advance from there.

In brief: It's the same
It begins as gingivitis.
If that is left untreated it can turn into early gum disease or periodontal disease and then advance from there.
Dr. John Francis
Dr. John Francis
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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It is
That is exactly how periodontal disease starts.
...With gingivitis (gum disease) but with proper cleaning and oral hygiene it is preventable. See your dentist for care.

In brief: It is
That is exactly how periodontal disease starts.
...With gingivitis (gum disease) but with proper cleaning and oral hygiene it is preventable. See your dentist for care.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
They are about the same.See a dentist.

In brief: Yes
They are about the same.See a dentist.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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