Can i catch periodontal disease?

Answer On One Hand: It Is PossibleThe bacteria that causes periodontal disease is contagious and can be passed from one person to the next through saliva or by mouth-to-mouth contact with someone's tongue... Read More »

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What is the relation between periodontal disease and cardiovascular disease?

DENTAL INFECTIONS AND MEDICAL POBLEMS I BELIEVE THAT I READ SOMEWHERE that if you have an infection in your mouth, from either infected teeth or gums you have to be careful at the dentist. If a den... Read More »

Is periodontal disease contagious?

Periodontal Disease is not ContagiousPeriodontal disease is a multi-faceted disease. The initiating factors are primarily oral bacteria, and these bacteria can be spread from person to person. So, ... Read More »

Is periodontal disease hereditary?

On One Hand: There is a PredispositionChildren of parents with periodontal disease have a genetic predisposition to gum disease and tooth loss. This means they may have a higher risk of developing ... Read More »

Who discovered periodontal disease?

Dentistry and periodontal efforts date back to prehistoric and ancient Egyptian times. The first known dentist was from Egypt; his name was Hesi-Re. In America, Grace Rogers Spalding was the first ... Read More »