3 Myths About Gum Disease

If your opinion about gum disease is that it does not impact many people, then you should know that, according to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), estimates are that up to three out of four Americans suffer from some form of gum disease today. This disease can take form as mild cases of gingivitis, to more severe cases known as periodontitis. However, despite this data, roughly only a small portion of people seek treatment from their dental professional for their gum disease. In this article, Dr. Geneviene Borders addresses the most common misconceptions about gum disease. Read the full article here: 3 MYTHS ABOUT GUM DISEASE

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