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2013-02-12 08:31:32

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Sam Markzar, Los Angeles periodontist, offers the latest treatments for periodontal disease at his office, Los Angeles Periodontal Arts and Implants. Periodontal disease is the number one cause of tooth loss among adults ages 35 and over. Since the progression of periodontal disease can be gradual, many patients may not even realize they have developed this disease until they begin experiencing severe discomfort or lose a tooth. Advanced...

2008-09-02 03:00:33

By Borrell, Luisa N Burt, Brian A; Neighbors, Harold W; Taylor, George W Objectives. We assessed the prevalences of periodontitis by education and income levels among US adults with data from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Methods. The study was limited to non-Hispanic Blacks, Mexican Americans, and non- Hispanic Whites 50 years of age or older with a complete periodontal assessment during the dental examination. Results. Blacks with higher education and...