Gum Disease Prevention Tips for Children

Gum disease is all too common in adults. Approximately 50% of them have some form of this disease! Gum disease happens when bacteria and plaque aren’t routinely removed from the mouth. They then begin to irritate the teeth near the gumline and can create pockets of infection. Although rare for children to develop gum disease, it can happen. Teenagers are more likely to show signs of gum disease than younger children. What can you do to prevent gum disease in your kids?

An article by Dr. Marcus Hoang. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.


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