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Gum disease: risk factors!!

Gum disease risk factors The main cause of periodontal (gum) disease is plaque, but other factors affect the health of your gums. Age Studies indicate that older people have the highest rates of periodontal disease. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that over 70% of Americans 65 and older have periodontitis. … Continue reading Gum disease: risk factors!!