Prevalence of Periodontal Disease in American Adults By Ann R. Sielicki, DDS on September 18, 2013


According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every two Americans aged 30 and up has some form of periodontal disease.

The study was published in the Journal of Dental Research and estimates that nearly 65 million American adults have gum disease and as age increases, the numbers become even more alarming. See the infographic below to learn more about the prevalence of periodontal disease in America.






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