Charles M. Marks D.D.S and Dental Associates.

Conveniently located at 34th Street and 5th Avenue. Drs. Charles M. Marks and his associates offer Invisalign, cosmetic dental treatments and dental care for children, teens and adults.


Do You Have Risk Factors for Gum Disease?

Brushing and flossing your teeth each day and visiting your dentist on a routine basis are essential aspects of dental hygiene. Even if you do these things, however, you may still be at risk for gum disease. Continue reading to find out if you have risk factors for gum disease.

While some risk factors for gum disease are uncontrollable, others relate directly to your habits. Diabetes, pregnancy, and other conditions can increase your risk for gum disease, so it is especially important to practice proper hygiene if these circumstances apply to you. You may also increase your risk for gum disease by using tobacco products; this includes smokeless tobacco, cigars, and hookah. Certain types of medications can increase your risk factor for gum disease, so talk to your dentist about your regimen.

Are you at risk for gum disease? If you are, please feel free to call Dr. Charles Marks at (212) 279-1232. As a skilled dentist serving New York, Dr. Marks is prepared to treat gum disease as well as offer a range of other preventative dentistry treatments. If you live in the area, stop by today or visit his website to learn more about his fillings, implants, and preventative care.

Categories: Gum Disease


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347 5th Avenue Suite 1310
New York, NY 10016

Hours of Operation

  • Closed Sunday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Wednesday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Thursday
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Friday
  • Closed Saturday