Getting sick is no fun at all! While we tend to be worried about catching colds, getting the flu or developing some other, even more serious disease , sometimes we don’t give as much thought as we should to oral health conditions and diseases.
Cavities are always at the forefront of our mind,when it comes to oral health issues and illness. But, as far as keeping our teeth and gums healthy, there is so much more out there that we need to be concerned about. Gingivitis,which can often be the start of more serious Periodontal disease, is just the tip of the iceberg.
You will know what to look for regarding potential symptoms of gum disease, cavities and oral cancers. Knowing precisely what you’re up against and finding out the ways that your dentist can help you is an important part of your daily oral hygiene and preventive health care.