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Gum Disease

 

Q: What is gum disease?

 

From the Academy of General Dentistry:

 

A: “Gum disease, or periodontal disease is a chronic inflammation and infection of the gums and surrounding tissue. It is the major cause of about 70 percent of adult tooth loss, affecting three out of four persons at some point in their life. Periodontal diseases include gingivitis and periodontitis.”

 

 

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