Bleeding Gums Can Be an Early Symptom of Gum Disease

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The American Dental Association advocates a consistent and effective daily oral hygiene regimen as an important preventative measure against cavities, gum disease, and other oral health problems. This primarily focuses on brushing your teeth twice and flossing at least once per day. If you notice pink discharge from your gums during brushing or flossing, you… Read more »

Gum Disease Can Be Linked to Other Medical Issues

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Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection and inflammation of the gum tissue caused by the excess buildup of bacteria and tartar. Recent research has found a relationship between the systemic inflammation caused by gum disease and other serious health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and certain types of cancer. It’s… Read more »