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Should I talk to my doctor about my necrotizing periodontitis symptoms?

Necrotizing periodontitis is a serious gum disease that progresses very rapidly, leading to tooth and bone loss in the mouth. Foul breath, a foul taste in the mouth, loose teeth, gum erosion, dead tissue that looks gray or black, and pockets of infection are symptoms that indicate the presence of this disease of the gums. Prompt treatment can help limit damage by preserving as much bone and as many teeth as possible.

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