Posts Tagged ‘genetic factors’
Can Kids Get Periodontal Disease?
Periodontal Disease is most frequently associated with adults and most people believe that periodontal disease as well as other major dental issues are strictly an adult problem. This is simply not the case. Children and adolescents are also at risk of developing periodontal disease and associated health problems. When children have periodontal disease, signs and symptoms…Read More
Periodontal Disease Linked To Other Diseases?
Periodontal disease, comes in two forms gingivitis (reversible) and periodontitis (treatable but non reversible), is an infection of the gums caused by bacteria found in plaque. Recent studies have shown between 50-75% of people have some form of periodontal disease. More statistics show that approximately 30% of Americans are at an increased risk of developing periodontal…Read More