Managing Gum Disease Could Benefit Other Conditions You May Have

Posted On May 15, 2018 @ 07:41 AM by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D.

Nearly half of all Americans have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Without proper daily hygiene and treatment, this aggressive disease can ultimately cause tooth loss. It also appears the effects of gum disease reach beyond the mouth, as researchers have found relationships between it and other systemic diseases.