What Causes Periodontal Disease?

In recent years numerous studies and articles have tried to educate the general public on the importance of the oral cavity and its direct correlation to an individuals overall health.  It has been shown that poor dental hygiene is linked to numerous health problems, including heart disease. Gum disease also called “Periodontal Disease” has become a hot topic and understanding what it is and how it is caused is the purpose of this weeks post. Luckily right here in Bee Cave, Texas Dr. Brent Rigby has extensive training in treating and caring for individuals with periodontal and gum concerns.
 

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