Understanding Gum Disease

Gum disease is a serious problem that requires treatment from a dentist . This condition can lead to even more problems, including tooth loss. Watch this video to learn about this problem and how to prevent it.

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As this video explains, gum disease is caused by plaque buildup and bacteria in the mouth. Gingivitis is the first phase of gum disease, and it can progress to gum loss and tooth loss. A visit to your dentist twice a year and regular brushing and flossing at home can help prevent gum disease.

For a qualified dentist to help you prevent gum disease, visit Art of Modern Dentistry . In addition to general care, our cosmetic dentists offer Invisalign orthodontic treatments and more. Call us at (312) 361-0683 to schedule an appointment.

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