Dental One Associates of Roswell
1125 Woodstock Road, Suite 520, Roswell, GA 30075

Yes, Teenagers Can Get Gum Disease


If you think teens are too young to develop serious gum disease, you’ve got the facts all wrong. Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, can start at any age. All it takes are a few bad habits to set the stage for embarrassing bad breath, tooth pain, and even tooth loss. Fortunately, if you’re developing early-stage gum disease, it’s reversible with good dental care. If you’re not sure about the health of your teeth and gums, ask your parents to consult your local family dentistry clinic. All it takes is a skilled, affordable dentist to help you manage gum disease.

If you have any of the following symptoms or risk factors, schedule a check-up with a dentist in Roswell as soon as possible.

5 Common Symptoms of Gum Disease

  1. Gums that bleed when brushing or flossing
  2. Gums that are sore, red, or swollen
  3. Gums that pull away from teeth
  4. Teeth that are loose
  5. Chronic bad breath

7 Risk Factors for Gum Disease in Teenagers

  1. Practicing inconsistent dental care
  2. Consuming a diet high in sugar and starch
  3. Wearing braces
  4. Being a female
  5. Having an inherited tendency
  6. Being diabetic
  7. Using tobacco

There’s a lot you can do to stop gum disease in its tracks. Brush twice a day for at least two minutes, floss daily, eat a healthy diet, and see your family dentistry expert regularly.

If you have advanced gum disease, your dentist in Roswell can treat it in several ways. Scaling or root planing is a deep-cleaning process that removes the irritating, bacteria-laden plaque and tartar that’s responsible for gum inflammation. If infection is present, antibiotics or medicated rinses or gels will help kill bacteria. In severe cases, gum surgery can correct diseased gum tissues and restore your healthy smile.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Roswell, call Dental One Associates of Roswell today at (678) 392-2209 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Roswell. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Georgia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Roswell, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Roswell.

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I am very satisfied, they are very efficient and so kind, Dr. Hair is very nice, honest and sincere. I definitely recommend.
Jennifer A.
Absolutely always on the go, but the office is always accommodating. Best costumer service I’ve ever received for dental service. From Donna(front desk ) to Dr. Hair , everyone always makes me feel […]
Morgan G.
Everyone from receptionists, hygeniest to the doctor were warm and caring. Big fan of Amy who explained everything in a very positive and helpful manner.
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Great Doctor and Staff!
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The hygienist, Amy, is great!
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Great staff and service! Thanks Donna for your help and insight!
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Every one was so friendly and helpful. Also very efficient. A positive experience all the way around. Thank you.
Colleen C.
Hygienist Amy is excellent in her job, knowledgeable and professional.
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Every person at this Dental One Associates location is very professional, personable and dedicated to doing superior dental work. Dr. Hair always takes his time to explain all procedures in detail […]
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Dental One of Roswell was excellent. The front office staff Donna and Pam were friendly and very helpful as were the dental staff and Dr. Hair. Needed treatment given. Treatment not necessary […]
Lori W.
My husband and I have tried several dentists over the past 10 years and have finally found one to stay with. Dr Hair is great about explaining what he’s doing, why and most importantly, offering […]
Tammy B.
Great staff and very informative
Samantha H.
I like the dentist a lot. He has a great bedside manner and cares that he is taking good care of his patients.
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Alfredo P.
Amy and Bree are great. My hygenist is Amy and she is very special. She’s the reason I return — no matter what.
Ann P.
Amy, Dr. Hair and other staff members are very professional very courteous and very nice. Staff very knowledgeable in dental health and other issues.
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I love Amy Smith, dental hygienist!! She’s been working on my teeth for 7 years and I stay committed because of her professionalism, warm personality, and expertise!!
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Office Hours
  • Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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