How long would you like to have your teeth? If your answer is “the rest of my life,” then you need to take care of your gums, too.
Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in the United States. It’s also far more common than most people realize. Since February is Gum Disease Awareness Month, we want to share some quick tips to keep your gums healthy:
- Brush twice daily
- Floss daily
- Get professional cleanings a few times each year
- Seek treatment when you have symptoms of a gum infection
The infographic below identifies some frequent symptoms. Whether you are having them or want to prevent problems, you should come see us soon.