We all know it’s important to go to the dentist for checkups, and to brush twice daily, and floss every day, and avoid sugary foods and drinks, and the list goes on. These are all pieces of advice that we’ve been told for as long as we’ve had teeth. Why though? Why is it so important that we take care of our teeth every day? The answer is simple, but we don’t always get the…
Let’s test your knowledge! How much do you know about gingivitis? Decide if each sentence is a true gum disease fact or not! Hover over each box to reveal the answer.
How can you make sure your gums are healthy and clean? It’s easy! All you have to do is maintain proper dental hygiene that doesn’t involve anything extra that you wouldn’t do to take care of your teeth.
Poor oral health has been linked to many different medical conditions and problems, including gum disease, bone loss and heart disease. Diabetes is also tied to oral health, with many experts believing there is a two-way relationship between the two.
Stress is detrimental to your oral health in multiple ways, with the potential to cause lasting damage to your teeth and gums.