Factors that Can Increase Your Risk of Periodontal DiseaseOffice Manager
Periodontal disease is an infection of the gums. As the infection progresses, it destroys the connective tissues holding your teeth in your jaw. Untreated periodontal disease is one of the leading causes of tooth loss in American adults. Understanding your risk factors and visiting your dentist regularly can help to minimize your chances of periodontal disease-related tooth loss.