3 Warning Signs of Periodontal (Gum) Disease
Gum disease can be a tricky condition to diagnose on your own, primarily because there isn't much pain, or very many symptoms to alert you at first. However, did you know that over half of American adults suffer from gum disease in some form?
Since gum disease is so prevalent, your Ellicott City dentist wants to warn you of some signs to be aware of to help you catch it as early as possible.
#1: Gums That Appear Red and Swollen
Healthy gums are pink in color and respond well to brushing and flossing. If your gums look red, irritated, or swollen around your teeth, you may be suffering from gingivitis, which ...