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SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN: HALF of American Adults Suffer from Periodontal Disease

A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed one out of every two American adults (aged 30+) has periodontal disease. The estimated 47.2 percent of American adults with the disease translates to about 64.7 million Americans. This is the most accurate picture of periodontal disease status in the U.S. we’ve…

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