Mark McClure, DDS
South County Dentist

We offer high-quality dental care to create and maintain lifetimes of healthy and beautiful smiles.

What are the most common causes of periodontal disease?

A number of factors can contribute to the development of periodontal disease:

  • Poor brushing and flossing habits
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Health conditions that impair the immune system
  • Certain medications
  • Genetics

Talk to Dr. McClure about your risk and find out what you can do to reduce your chances of developing periodontal disease.