Dr. Jen Kim, DDS
Kirkland, WA Family and Cosmetic Dentist

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7 Causes of Gum Disease

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If you suffer from gum disease, you are not alone. If you know you have it, however, you are among the few who do know. Gum disease often starts without any signs or symptoms, so many people don’t receive treatment for it until it has progressed to a more serious level.

Gum disease is one of the main reasons for tooth loss. It can also increase your risk of other serious diseases, including cancer, stroke, and heart attack. If you suspect you have gum disease, be sure to seek periodontal treatment from your Kirkland, WA, dentist.

Why Do Most People Get Gum Disease?

  1. Plaque. Plaque is the film of bacteria that forms on ...

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