June is Men’s Health Month, which may prompt you to hit the gym, take up some group classes, and make healthy changes to your diet. To be sure, these are all good things, all necessary for a long and healthy life. They are not, however, the only issues impacting the health of males.
Oral health issues, particularly gum disease, pose a large risk to men. Men are much more likely to develop gum disease than women and, when not treated, this can result in serious complications including erectile dysfunction, heart attack, and pancreatic cancer.
Below is a quick overview of gum disease, its risk factors, its complications, its treatment, and its prevention. If you suspect you are suffering from gum disease, call NYC Smile Design at 212-452-3344 and schedule a consultation today.