A note from the wisdom tooth…

This September we are celebrating National Gum Care Month!

Why is gum care so important?

Gums 1For many people, they may not realize that their poor dental hygiene habits can lead to gum diseases, which ranges from the milder gingivitis to severe symptoms of periodontitis. When the swelling and bleeding of gingivitis is left untreated, it can lead to irreversible loss of both bone and tissue.

So give your gums some “love” everyday by good brushing and flossing.

To learn more, read about protecting yourself against gum disease!