Gum problems biggest health concern in SA

Research shows that two out of three South Africans are concerned about gum problems. Gum conditions ranks 2nd only to the common cold in terms of prevalence, with an estimated 90% of South Africans experiencing the problem at some point in their lives. In an effort to address this health problem, the multinational consumer products company Colgate-Palmolive has launched in the country the Meridol range. Since its development, meridol has been tested in more than 100 clinical trials, revealing that it has antiplaque and anti-inflammatory properties. For more on preventing and managing gum disease Channel Africa's Jane Rabothata spoke to Debbie Last, Professional Relations Manager at Colgate-Palmolive