Posted on 25 April 2018
Young people should visit the dentist more often for severe gum disease and prevent health risks. It is taught to us early: brush your teeth twice a day, floss and burn. If you don’t do that, you get caries. However, the biggest culprit is periodontitis, but there is hardly warned for it. And
that while this advanced gum disease can have big consequences. Heart problems, diabetes and even fertility problems are all on the list. Therefore, oral care experts call for a faster detection of this dormant gum disease.
MOUTH DISEASE
"Periodontitis is one of the most common, but also one of the most dormant mouth diseases. It can take years for the effect is visible, but then it’s sometimes too late to fully heal, "says dentist and implantologist Peter van der Schoor. Periodontitis is similar to a leak in the mouth.
Along the gums bacteria and other inflammatory products leak trough the gums and jaw and so they can enter the bloodstream. This can continue for a longer period of time, 24 hours a day, which eventually causes arteriosclerosis, diabetes or causes other problems.

About W.P. van der Schoor


Peter van der Schoor is a dentist implantologist and lecturer in the field of oral implantology. Peter gives since 1986 courses and lectures in the Netherlands and abroad. He is also frequently consulted as a troubleshooter for various implantsystems.
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