Oral Health Information for the Public


Subject:
Health , Dental and Oral Health

Description:
Consumer publications about periodontal (gum) disease, "a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth." Discusses types of gum disease (such as gingivitis and periodontitis), causes, prevention, and treatment. Includes fact sheets for women, children, seniors, and smokers. From the American Academy of Periodontology, a professional association.

Publisher:
American Academy of Periodontology

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.perio.org/consumer/


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