This video demonstrates the progression of periodontal disease, including gingivitis and periodontitis.
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Smoking is the most significant risk factor for periodontal disease
Recent research indicates that periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease, may be associated with the development of cardiovascular disease.
Changes in hormone levels that occur during pregnancy can make your gums more susceptible to periodontal disease, including gingivitis and periodontitis.
A poor diet, especially one deficient in calcium, vitamin C, and B vitamins, can contribute to periodontal disease, including gingivitis and periodontitis.
Aggressive or improper brushing can damage gums
This video demonstrates a brushing technique.
This video demonstrates a flossing technique on 3 interproximal areas.