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Risk Factors for Gum Disease

There are a variety of risk factors that may contribute to the development and/or progression of periodontal disease. It is essential to discuss these risk factors with Dr. Mason so she can adequately classify your disease and establish a treatment plan that is right for you.

  • Age
  • Smoking/Tobacco Use
  • Genetics
  • Stress
  • Medications
  • Clenching or Grinding Your Teeth
  • Having Other Systemic Diseases
  • Poor Nutrition or Obesity

Please contact our office if you have any questions, (231) 932-4223.

I highly recommend the team at Mason Periodontics. Not only is their care beyond expectations in quality, thoroughness and gentleness, but also they are so caring, very helpful and joyfully pleasant. Great job assembling your staff. Dr. Mason, you’re the best!
—Ann N.