A healthy body starts with a healthy mouth. Learn more about how gum disease and missing teeth can affect your overall health.
Gum disease is an epidemic. It is estimated that 80% of adults have some form of gum disease. Gum (periodontal) disease is a bacterial infection affecting the gums and bone supporting teeth. Left untreated, gum disease can result in tooth loss. Gum disease is also an increased risk factor for other serious health problems.
Gum disease is serious condition, which can lead to tooth loss and can ultimately affect your oral health and overall health. It is important to brush at least twice a day and floss daily. Progressive Implantology & Periodontics strongly encourages you to get regular dental check ups and periodontal screenings.