Dr Dental – Gum Disease 

12/26/23 9:30 AM

A few Interesting facts about Gum Disease

* Gum Disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults? 

* More than 50% of women develop gestational gum disease during pregnancy.

* Having a good oral hygiene routine isn’t always enough to prevent periodontal diseases.

* Gum disease is not age-related. Even young children can have poor periodontal health.

* Gum disease affects about half of the adult population in the United States.

* Heart disease and diabetes have a strong tie to chronic periodontitis.

* Gum Disease Can Be Hereditary

* Chronic Bad Breath Is a Sign of Gum Disease

* Dairy Products can Help Prevent Periodontal Disease

* Having no Cavities Doesn’t Mean you Don’t Have Gum Disease

* Gum Disease is highly preventable and reversible when treated by a dental professional.  

See your dentist regularly to maintain good dental health. Have dental insurance to keep lower costs for your dental care needs. If you do not have dental insurance or are unhappy with what you do have, call our office at 310-534-3444 M-F 8 am-4 pm. We offer several good dental insurance plan options. 

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