Protect Your Mouth Again Gum Disease
February may be the shortest month of the year, but it’s also Gum Disease Awareness Month. Keeping your gums healthy is essential to your oral health.
Periodontal Disease Can Hurt Your Smile
In the United States, gum disease remains one of the leading causes of tooth loss. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly half of adults 30 years and older have some form of periodontal infection.
Poor Gum Health is Bad for Your Overall Health
Periodontal problems have been linked to a variety of health issues. Gum disease can make diabetes symptoms worse. Gum disease can increase your risk of heart disease. Periodontal problems also have been linked to osteoporosis, respiratory diseases, and some forms of cancer.
Protect Your Dental Health
Our preventive services can greatly reduce your likelihood of gum infections. Regular visits give us an opportunity to find gum disease in the early stages, too, so we can treat it before it gets out of hand.