|Home > Community resources > HealthDay News > Health Tip: Evaluating Your Chances for Gum Disease|
Health Tip: Evaluating Your Chances for Gum Disease
Find out if your gums are at risk
-- Diana Kohnle
(HealthDay News) -- Gum disease occurs when tissues that support your teeth become inflamed from bacterial secretions along the gum line. This can lead to bone and tooth loss.
The American Dental Association says risk factors for gum disease include:
Copyright © 2016 HealthDay. All rights reserved.