Gum Disease Awareness Month

February is Gum Disease Awareness Month

Early warning signs of gum disease:

  • Chronic bad breath
  • Red, swollen gums
  • Bleeding when you brush
  • Loose or sensitive teeth
  • Sensitive or receding gums

Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss and affects more than your mouth, it has been linked to serious illnesses such as:

  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Osteoporosis

Here are 3 simple steps you can take to ensure great oral health:

  • Brush twice a day
  • Floss daily
  • Professional cleaning every 6 months