Most people know that being overweight, having diabetes, stress & smoking all increase your risk of heart disease. What you may not know is that Gum Disease also increases the risk of Heart Disease.
Gum disease is a condition caused by bacteria which results in the destruction of the bone and gum attachment around a tooth.
What are the signs of Gum Disease:
• bleeding gums
• red, puffy or tender gums
• ongoing bad breath