As a parent the more you know about oral health the better you can teach your kid the right habits to keep a healthy smile.
WebMD is a great place to learn more about all health issues. It is always a good idea to talk to your various doctors but going in with an idea of what to talk about it great.
In their article “9 Risk Factors for Tooth Loss” they cover ways to prevent gum disease and some ways it is out of your control.
Being older than 35 is a risk factor.
Is being male or female a factor?
Find out in the full article here.