Periodontal disease (gum disease ) how common is it and what can I do about it?
Gum disease or Periodontal disease is very common. One in seven Canadians will develop it at some time in their lives. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing once a day is essential. Be sure to visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups. You dentist and hygienist will also give you some helpful tips on how to brush and floss effectively and will advise you on the best options for treatment.