Latest chronic gum disease Stories
Many people suffer from some type of chronic gum disease. The two most recurring conditions are gingivitis and periodontitis . Unfortunately, some people don't realize that they even suffer from a gum disorder until it's too late.
Smokers who give up are much less likely to lose their teeth prematurely than those who don't kick the habit, pioneering research has shown.
LONDON (Reuters) - Smokers are more than 6 times more likely to develop gum disease than non-smokers but kicking the habit can prevent them from losing their teeth prematurely, according to new research published Monday.
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