In addition to dental caries serious consequences, including the loss of teeth can cause periodontal disease such as gingivitis and periodontitis. The main feature of these oral diseases is inflammation of the tissues surrounding the tooth. Usually at the beginning these diseases there are no symptoms, it appear only when the inflammation transfer to the stage when it is almost impossible to stop it. That's why gums disease and other periodontal tissues more often lead to loss of teeth, than tooth decay. That?s why Periodontists in California recommend to make an appointment with dentist even if you do not feel toothache or any discomfort.