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What Does It Mean to be High Risk for Gum Disease?

What is Gum Disease? Gum disease, referred to as periodontal disease, is a disease that affects the structures supporting the teeth, including both the gums and the jawbone.  Its primary cause is bacterial buildup on the teeth, and some people have a higher risk due to genetic factors, systemic disorders (such as diabetes), and habits […]