Gum disease is one of the most common dental ailments, and left unchecked can lead to the loss of all your teeth. In fact, half of Americans aged 30 or older have periodontitis (1). Luckily, with good dental hygiene and regular dental check ups, you can fight gum disease and restore gum health.
Gingivitis and periodontitis
Reviewed by Edward Kwon, DDS | Updated October 31st, 2022