Healthy Gums, Healthy You

Gum Health: Healthy Gums, Healthy You

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