When was the last time that you had a hygiene examination in our office? If it has been longer than 6 months, we encourage you to schedule an appointment today. You might think that a hygiene visit is so we can clean your teeth and check for tooth decay, and you are right. However, we do more than that. We also check for a disease that affects more than half of American adults. In fact, there is a good chance that it might be affecting you. Continue reading to learn about this popular disease and to see if you are experiencing any symptoms.