Are You at Risk for Developing Gum Disease?
A recent study published in the Journal of Dental Research by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), indicates that nearly half of adults over the age of 30 (an astounding 64.7 million!) have some degree of gum disease. These statistics don’t improve as we get older either. The same study estimates that 70% of the population over 65 has gum disease.
One of the reasons that gum disease is so prevalent is that it can progress to serious stages with no noticeable symptoms. So it’s especially important to understand its risk factors and symptoms, because the more information you have about your potential for developing gum disease, the sooner you can ...