Periodontal Health for Men

Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that periodontal disease is significantly more prevalent in men (nearly 60 percent of U.S. adults over 30) than in women (nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults over 30). This may be because men, who are less likely to see the dentist regularly, also have worse indicators of periodontal health than women, including higher incidence of dental plaque, tartar, and bleeding during a dental exam. With their [...]