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Houston dentist Dr. John Krell

Causes of Periodontal Disease

Closeup of hand holding a white pillPeriodontal (gum) disease can have many causes:

As you can see, this list is quite broad and can easily apply to many people. This is why gum disease is so prevalent. If you are experiencing any of these risk factors, try to limit them if you can. If you have difficulty doing so or if they are out of your control (such as with genetics), consult with Dr. Krell for advice.