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The infection itself is caused by bacteria that thrive inside of the plaque that is under the gums. These anaerobic bacteria – living where there is no air – are very mobile and can invade into other tissues. They produce chemical products such as enzymes, acids and toxins, which cause damage to the gum tissue, the bone and the attachment.
Some of the chemicals depress the neutrophil, which is one of our main defensive cells. Others can break the attachment from the gingival tissue over to the root surface, exposing the bone.
As a result, a pocket is formed where bacteria can multiply rapidly out of the reach of hygiene efforts. In this pocket, the roots and surface of the bone are exposed to bacteria and chemicals.
Bacteria then dissolve the protective layer of the bone, named the cortical layer, which exposes the internal bone to further attack. As more time passes, the pockets deepen, bacteria levels increase, and chemicals contaminate the bone and the root surface.
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