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What Is Periodontal Disease And How Do I Prevent It?

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Periodontal disease occurs when the bacterial flora in your mouth affects the bone around your teeth. Plaque is where it all starts. When this sticky bacteria causes persistent gum inflammation, the disease can spread from the gums to the underlying bone. Once that takes place, gum disease becomes bone (periodontal) disease and causes the bone […]