Did you know that 65 million adults in the US, with the age of 30 years and older have some form of gum disease? And that it can increase your risk of diabetes, osteoporosis, pneumonia, heart disease and cancer? Even more alarming is the fact that gum disease affects only a small part of the mouth so it is so easy to miss. There may be many unreported cases and its prevalence among the adults may be higher than estimated.
And the odds are, you have it too, you might not know it just yet.
The hard fact is gum disease is a silent killer and what you do not know can kill you. So let us take a deeper look at gum disease, its causes, its symptoms and prevention as well as treatments for advanced stages. Continue Reading