Gum Disease & Women

A woman’s periodontal health may be impacted by a variety of factors. Puberty During puberty, an increased level of sex hormones, such as progesterone and possibly estrogen, causes increased blood circulation to the gums. This may cause an increase in the gum’s sensitivity and lead to a greater reaction to any irritation, including food particles and plaque. During this time, … Continue reading Gum Disease & Women