An inflammation on the gum line that affects the bone and the surrounds of your teeths is known as a Gum disease. The three stages of gum disease — from least to most severe — are gingivitis, periodontitis and advanced periodontitis.

Signs & Symptoms:
The Disease in Gums can be painless. Hence, it is very important to be know of the following symptoms:
Swollen, red, tender or bleeding gums
Gums that recede or move away from the tooth
Persistent bad breath or bad taste in mouth
Loose teeth
Visible pus surrounding the teeth and gums

The main goal of treatment is to control the infection. There are various types of treatments which varies, depending on the extent of the gum disease. The dentist removes the plaque through a deep-cleaning method called scaling and root planing. Scaling is nothing but scraping off the tartar from all over the gum line. Root planing allows you to remove the rough spots on the root of the tooth where the germs are gathered, this helps remove bacteria that contributes to the disease.