BODY WATCH : Sinking Your Teeth Into Healthy Gums
Periodontal disease can mean big trouble for adults hoping to avoid dentures.
The options and the costs for keeping gums healthy:
* Johnson & Johnson cinnamon dental floss, 50 yards, $1.63.
* Dentrust Toothbrush Plus Periodontal Care (with special bristles), $2.49.
* Peridex prescription mouthwash, $22.95.
* Consultation and exam by periodontist, $75 to $85.