Author: Leticia Caneiro, Santiago Mareque, Pilar Batalla, Juan Blanc, Cristina Carral Freire. Universidad Santiago de Compostela, School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontology
Published on: September 2014
Periodontal disease is highly prevalent among the adult population in Spain. Between 85 and 94% of those over the age of 35 years have some gum-related problem, and between 16 and 30% have periodontitis, being considered severe in 5-11% of the adult population (Oral Health Survey in Spain 2010).