Periodontal Disease and Your Quality of Life
It’s easy to take good oral health for granted. Unfortunately, dental health isn’t a priority for most people until something goes wrong.
Temple, TX dentist Dr. Richard Leung emphasizes the importance of preventive exams and cleanings to stop problems like periodontal disease before they start and to keep your teeth healthy.
Gum Disease Affects Millions of People
Gum disease in America continues to be a widespread problem. The Centers for Disease Control conducted a study that shows that nearly 65 million Americans have some degree of gum disease. While this is a serious oral health problem, gum disease can have an impact on your quality of life as well.