February is not just about hearts and chocolates and sweet sentiments. It is also Gum Disease Awareness Month.
Did you know that this condition is the leading cause of permanent tooth loss? And that studies suggest it may contribute to heart disease, diabetes, and other serious systemic health problems? It is also shockingly common, affecting almost half of Americans over the age of thirty.

Take this quiz to see how much you know about gum disease. Then contact Silver Leaf Dentistry of Longmont, CO to book a cleaning and exam. You may reach us online or via phone at 720-504-2539.