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Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that can destroy your smile and oral health if you let it. In order to prevent it as much as possible and treat it immediately, you need to know all about it. So, our dentist, Dr. Emery L. Edwards, encourages you to test your gum disease knowledge by taking the following gum disease quiz. We hope you learn something new today!

1. Gum disease is caused by:
A. Plaque
B. Tartar
C. Poor oral hygiene
D. All of the above

2. Gum disease can be prevented by:
A. Brushing twice a day
B. Flossing once a day
C. Attending your six-month checkups
D. All of the above

3. Gum disease can be treated with:
A. Deep dental cleaning
B. Scaling and root planing
C. Surgical treatment
D. All of the above

4. True or False: Gum disease has two different stages, gingivitis and periodontitis.
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: Gum disease can cause loose and lost teeth if it’s left untreated.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. D
2. D
3. D
4. A
5. A

If you have any questions or if you would like to know more about gum disease in Gulfport, Mississippi, please contact Emery L. Edwards DDS today. Our dental team is more than happy to help you, so please dial 228-896-4084 now!