INFOGRAPHIC: Preventing Periodontal Disease

In the infographic below, provided by Serenity Dental Clinic, prevention for periodontal disease is outlined nicely with graphic. The disease, which nearly 65-million American adults suffer from (47.2% of those above 30-years old, according to the CDC), is the result of infections and inflammation of the gums and bones that support the teeth.

Some warnings of the disease may include consistently bad breath, bleeding gums, loose teeth, and/or painful chewing. However, these symptoms can easily be avoided if you brush and floss your teeth regularly and visit the dentist annually, as indicated below.

FOR THE DENTISTS: This infographic can play a major role in your office, just by making patients aware of the disease. Many suffer, yet many are unaware. Feel free to share across your social media feeds or print it out for your office.

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Filed under Dental Tips, dentistry, News, Oral health, Teeth

5 responses to “INFOGRAPHIC: Preventing Periodontal Disease

  1. It is interesting to learn about periodontal pockets in your teeth. Reduction of the gum can cause major health problems later. My grandpa suffered with this, and actually wound up losing his teeth.

  2. It’s really very nice and fantastic post thanks for sharing this with us. Dental work is something that just everyone needs. Our products are orthodontic wax.


  3. Periodontal disease are now very much common in the people close in middle age like 30-40 years. Infections, crowding, and decay to adjacent teeth are some of the problems that can develop with impacted teeth.

  4. Susan Maria

    Periodontitis is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue and destroys the bone that supports your teeth. This leads to tooth loss. As it’s usually the result of poor oral hygiene so keep your teeth clean by brushing at least twice a day, flossing daily and getting regular dental checkup by a good periodontist like This step can greatly improve your chances of successful treatment for periodontitis and can also reduce your chance of developing it.

  5. Taking care of your gums is as important to the long-term health of your mouth as taking care of your teeth. In fact, adults lose their teeth mostly as a result of gum disease. If you keep close track of your oral health and practice regular oral hygiene, you will be much less likely to suffer this unpleasant fate.

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