Alameda County Office of Dental Health

Periodontal (Gum Disease) Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

A concise explanation of the causes, symptoms and prevention of periodontal disease. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines gingivitis and periodontal disease, related risk factors, symptoms and treatments. Publication available by National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse. NIH Publication No. 13-1142. 2013 September.

https://www.nidcr.nih.gov/sites/default/files/2017-09/periodontal-disease_0.pdf

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For general information,
please call (510) 208-5910
Alameda County Office of Dental Health

Alameda County Office of Dental Health
1000 Broadway, Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94607

DentalHealth@acgov.org

Tel: (510) 208-5910 | Fax: (510) 273-3748

Alameda County Public Health Department