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What are the risks for developing periodontal disease in young women?

Risk factors for periodontal disease in young adults are smoking tobacco, smoking cannabis, obesity, low socioeconomic status, and having mouth jewellery or piercings. Other risks include poor oral hygiene, including failing to frequently brush with a fluoride toothpaste, not flossing daily, and failing to visit the dentist routinely.

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