The Effects of Neglecting Gum Disease
Did you know that periodontal (gum) disease affects over half of American adults in some form? The problem is that many people don't even realize they have gum disease, and this is because there aren't many signs or symptoms at first. Emerging studies have linked gum disease with other health concerns in the body such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke, and high blood pressure, so there's never been a more important time to take charge of your oral health. Dr. Fairfax & Associates wants to discuss with you the effects of neglecting gum disease in Fairfax, VA.
What is Gum Disease?
When excessive plaque buildup causes your gums to separate from ...