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Does Gum Disease Affect Children?

Gingivitis or periodontitis, commonly called gum disease, is a bacterial infection of the gums, soft tissues, and bones that support teeth. While more frequently associated with adults, if thorough oral habits are not in place, gum disease can affect children. Severe gum disease in children in rare, but chronic gingivitis is not. The problem begins […]