Warning Signs and Risk Factors for Gum Disease

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Because gum disease is usually painless, you may not know you have it. Also referred to as periodontal disease, gum disease is caused by plaque, the sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on our teeth.

The link below gives you risk factors and warning signs that could tell you if you’re heading for a problem with gum disease.  Take a few minutes to review the signs and be protected against this problem.

If you think you have gum disease, don’t hesitate on coming in to let us check out your situation.  Give us a call at (502) 895-2210 if you have questions or need an appointment.

Gum Disease Article

 

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