Whether you are a patient or visitor at Riverside Community Hospital, we want your experience with us to be as pleasant as possible. We have provided helpful information to help you during your stay or while visiting a patient in the hospital.
This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.
Gum disease: what you need to know. American Academy of Periodontology website. Available at:
Updated May 2011. Accessed July 27, 2011.
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Updated March 2005. Accessed April 23, 2009.
Periodontal (gum) disease. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research website. Available at:
http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/DataStatistics/FindDataByTopic/GumDisease. Updated March 2011. Accessed July 27, 2011.
What is gum disease? American Dental Association website. Available at:
Published 2011. Accessed July 27, 2011.