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Gum disease is one of the most dangerous dental issues in the world today, which is why our dentist, Dr. Scott A. Ervin, strongly encourages you to prevent it as much as possible or treat it quickly. In order to do these things, you need to know all about gum disease. So, let’s test your gum disease knowledge! Go ahead and take the following gum disease quiz. We hope you learn something new!

1. True or False: Gum disease is caused by plaque, tartar and poor oral hygiene.
A. True
B. False

2. True or False: Gum disease can be prevented by brushing twice a day, flossing daily and attending your routine dental checkups.
A. True
B. False

3. True or False: Gum disease treatments include deep dental cleanings, scaling and root planing and surgical treatments, like gum and bone grafts.
A. True
B. False

4. True or False: Gum disease has two different stages: gingivitis (the first stage) and periodontitis (the second stage).
A. True
B. False

5. True or False: Gum disease can cause tooth loss if left untreated.
A. True
B. False
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ANSWERS

1. A
2. A
3. A
4. A
5. A

Do you have any questions about gum disease in Terrell, Texas? If so, please reach out to Scott A. Ervin DDS PA when you have the chance. All you need to do is dial 972-563-1670 and our dental team will be happy to give you the answers and information you’re looking for. We’re excited to hear from you!