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Doha, Qatar

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Periodontitis (gum disease) is an infectious, inflammatory disease of gums and the surrounding bone. It is caused by the bacteria accumulated on plaque and tartar. Periodontitis if untreated leads to loss of tooth supporting structures, ultimately leading to loss of tooth and bad breath. In addition to the loss of tooth, gum infection also has a role in the deterioration of general health of the person. Many chemicals called cytokines and other inflammatory mediators produced in our body during gum infection can transfer through the blood to various organs, causing disruption of their function. Various studies have been conducted proposing the influence of Periodontitis on general health and a relation has been proven.