What is genetic canine periodontal disease?

Answer Periodontal disease affects the gums and connective tissues that support the teeth. If left untreated it damages bone tissue as well. Some dogs are more genetically susceptible to developing gum di... 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 »

What are some signs you may have periodontal disease?

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What are the plus minus numbers in measuring periodontal disease?

The typical numbers used in assessing periodontal disease are depth of the periodontal pocket or sulcus. These are measurements (in millimeters) from the top of the gums to where the gums attach to... 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 »