Gum disease usually starts to rear it’s ugly head by the time a patient is in his 40’s , sometimes his 30’s. Denver dentists recognize that men see to be more susceptible, except in cases of females who are undergoing hormonal changes in their bodies. Anyone with diabetes is also at high risk.

Denver dentists know that some habits, or medications can contribute to gum disease as well. There is a direct connection to smoking, for instance. Smokers have a much greater chance of developing gum disease.