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Periodontal diseases

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Gum disease (gingivitis) affects the gums, bone and the tissue supporting the teeth - care of your gums is as important as care of your teeth

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Brushing your teeth removes the plaque that causes tooth decay and gum disease. Information for younger Adults 18 - 30 years.

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Smoking plays a part in several diseases and lesions in the mouth, the most common being gum disease. The chance of dental implant failure is also more common among smokers than among non-smokers.

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Find out what it means when it hurts to brush your teeth. Read about what makes teeth sensitive, and how to avoid risk of tooth decay and gum disease.

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Gingivitis is inflammation of the gum (gingival tissues). It may be caused by poor oral hygiene, irritation, infection or medication use.

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Adult teeth include incisors, canines, molars and wisdom teeth. They help digest food by breaking it up, and are important for speech and appearance.

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