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English to Spanish translations [PRO] Science - Medical: Dentistry / Salud bucal
English term or phrase:pocket
The only reliable methods of controlling gum disease is the regular removal of dental plaque. It is
important to have regular dental check ups to monitor your gum health. It is reassuring to know
that in it’s early stages it is a reversible condition and initial treatment is often by
In the later stages the fibres which
hold the teeth to the bone, and the
bone itself are then attacked and the
pocket deepens. As the bone is
destroyed the tooth loosens and
sometimes the gum will shrink back.