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Health Tip: Warning Signs of Gum Disease
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(HealthDay News) -- Periodontal disease affects the thin crevice between the gums and teeth called the sulcus. This causes the attachment of the tooth and nearby tissue to disintegrate, causing a pocket that becomes deeper as the disease worsens.
The American Dental Association says warning signs of gum disease include:
-- Diana Kohnle
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