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Periodontal Disease


Periodontal Disease

If you have been told you have periodontal (gum) disease, you're not alone. An estimated 80 percent of American adults currently have some form of the disease. Read "Periodontal Disease" article

AAP Clears up Misconceptions About Periodontal Health

What causes bad breath? Is it normal for gums to bleed? Should pregnant women avoid the dentist? Read "AAP Clears up Misconceptions About Periodontal Health" article

Goals Of Periodontal Treatment

Gum disease is the main reason people need periodontal treatment, but other gum conditions require treatment, too. Here is an overview of treatment for various conditions. Read "Goals Of Periodontal Treatment" article

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