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Are there certain things that make getting gum disease more likely?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Genetics & hygiene

Some people may be more susceptible to gum disease, however, oral hygiene can be effective in preventing or ameliorating gum disease.
Brushing after meals, flossing daily, and regular visits to the dentist may be worth the time and expense to keep your natural teeth.

In brief: Genetics & hygiene

Some people may be more susceptible to gum disease, however, oral hygiene can be effective in preventing or ameliorating gum disease.
Brushing after meals, flossing daily, and regular visits to the dentist may be worth the time and expense to keep your natural teeth.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Dentistry - Periodontics

In brief: Susceptibility

These are just some of the things or conditions: diabetes, poor home care, lack of dental care, an inherited tendency, mouth jewelry, drug abuse and alcohol abuse.

In brief: Susceptibility

These are just some of the things or conditions: diabetes, poor home care, lack of dental care, an inherited tendency, mouth jewelry, drug abuse and alcohol abuse.
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
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Dr. John Francis
Dentistry - Periodontics

In brief: Very prevelant

They now say that half the people you know, have some form of gum disease somewhere in their mouth.
So it is quite common for any of us. Smoking, uncontrolled diabetes and genetics are big risk factors as well, .

In brief: Very prevelant

They now say that half the people you know, have some form of gum disease somewhere in their mouth.
So it is quite common for any of us. Smoking, uncontrolled diabetes and genetics are big risk factors as well, .
Dr. John Francis
Dr. John Francis
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