Periodontal Disease | Are Your Gums Causing Trouble?
By Roger B. Parkes, DMD on April 03, 2017
What comes to mind when you think about maintaining proper oral hygiene? Taking care of your teeth and going to the dentist, probably. But what about your gums? Are you concerned about periodontal disease?
You should be.
Taking care of your gums, and preventing/treating periodontal disease, is just as important as taking care of your teeth. Periodontal disease can actually have more negative side effects than cavities or tooth decay.
Periodontal disease can cause the following health problems:
Is this enough to make you want to take proper care of your gums? We hope so.
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