The Various Forms Of Pediatric Gum Disease
Many parents think gum disease is something their kids don't have to worry about until they are adults. However, children and teens are as equally prone to getting gingivitis and periodontal disease as people in other age groups. According to a study conducted by the Illinois Department of Public Health, about 42 percent of children examined had gingivitis. Here are the different types of gum disease that can affect kids and some of the treatment options available.