According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every two Americans aged 30 and up has some form of periodontal disease. The study was published in the Journal of Dental Research and estimates that nearly 65 million American adults have gum disease and as age increases, the numbers become even more alarming. Check out our infographic to learn more about the prevalence of periodontal disease in America. For full download of infographic click here or directly on image.

Learn more about techniques relating to implants, as well as, occlusion and wear, esthetics and treatment planning from Spear Digital Suite. View the free lesson: Connecting Implants and Teeth.