Preventing Gum Disease in Chandler, AZ

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 47.2% of Americans have some form of gum disease. It is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. The best method for prevention of gum disease and cavities is regular brushing and flossing, as well as regular dental checkups and cleanings.

Often the earlier that problems are discovered the easier and less costly they are to repair. Even with the best preventative care, problems can still arise that require professional help.

Many different factors can affect the health of your gums negatively. These include: medications, stress, genetics, tobacco use, poor nutrition, clenching and grinding your teeth.