Watch this video to learn more about how periodontal disease can develop and lifestyle practices that can increase your susceptibility.
How quickly the gum disease can progress depends on the again susceptibility of individual. Because once you have the dental plaque, the most important factor as far as controlling the disease or treating a disease is oral hygiene measures. And that means brushing and flossing on a regular basis and have it checked by your dentist. So if the home care is not good and patient is susceptible for periodontal disease, it can progress, the disease can progress really fast.
I’ve had a very young individual as early as 23, 24 years old that they lost a number of teeth due to advanced form of a disease is not related to the age because you can see the disease at any age. As I mentioned, the younger, you know, adult could have advanced form of a disease because they are prone to destruction of the bone and they end up losing the tooth.