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Diagnosis of Periodontal Disease

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by Carson-DeWitt R
 
Because early symptoms of gingivitis can be difficult to detect, you should have a regular dental checkup every six months.
 

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Disease, gum (periodontal disease). American Dental Association website. Available at: http://www.ada.org/3063.aspx . Accessed July 27, 2011.


Gum disease: what you need to know. American Academy of Periodontology website. Available at: http://www.perio.org/consumer/gum-disease.htm . Accessed July 27, 2011.


Periodontal (gum) disease. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research website. Available at: http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/DataStatistics/FindDataByTopic/GumDisease/ . Updated March 2011. Accessed July 27, 2011.

 

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