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Health Tip: Signs of Periodontal Disease
Including gums that bleed easily
-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is an infection of the tissues that surround the teeth. Potential risk factors include poor dental hygiene, smoking or chewing tobacco, and your family history of the disease.
The American Dental Association says potential warning signs of periodontal disease include: