According to the American Academy of Periodontology, nearly half of all American adults have some form of periodontitis. While you may not be familiar with this medical term, you have definitely heard this condition called by another name: gum disease. Periodontitis can cause damage to both your oral health and your overall wellness. This means … Continued
Did you know that periodontitis, also known as gum disease, impacts more than 3 million Americans annually? This common, yet preventable, disease is most often caused by poor oral hygiene, but can lead to a multitude of different issues. There are many great reasons to take care of your mouth, but avoiding gum disease is … Continued
Periodontitis (gum disease) is quite common, though not many people realize it! In fact, 70.1% of Americans over the age of 65 are affected by the illness. Unfortunately, many patients don’t know what symptoms to look for when it comes to this very serious condition. Worse yet, if gum disease is left untreated, it can … Continued
While gum disease can have major repercussions on your overall health—including leading to issues like heart disease, respiratory illness, stroke, and even complications with pregnancy—there seems to be many misconceptions floating around about the disease. In order to make sure your gums stay in great condition, be sure not to fall for these six common … Continued
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