Periodontal (Gum) Disease (cont.)
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Periodontal (Gum) Disease Prevention
Regular visits to the dentist for cleaning and X-ray films helps prevent periodontal disease. Inform the dentist of any health problems or current medications being taken. Teeth do not have to be lost to periodontal disease. With proper care, a person's teeth should last a lifetime.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/9/2012
Terry K. Carstensen, DO
William R. Fraser, DO
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