Can periodontal disease be prevented?

2012-02-20T15:18:27-06:00periodontist|

Periodontal disease can have devastating effects. When uncontrolled, periodontal disease can lead to the loss of teeth and bone. The condition also appears to have some relationship with other systemic issues, like diabetes and heart disease. Oral bacteria found in plaque and tartar is at the root of periodontal disease. [...]