Do I Know If I Have Gum Disease?To determine if you have developed gum disease, visit Davis Family Dental Care. We offer screenings for gum disease and other complex dental issues during every visit. For patients with gum disease, we work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that addresses all your needs. Patients should be aware of what signs and symptoms of gum disease are so that they can coordinate care with their dentist. Possible Signs and Symptoms of Gum Disease:
- bleeding gums
- swollen, red gums
- bad breath
- shifting teeth
- receding gums
- tender gums
How Do I Improve Gum Health?Improving you gum health can be beneficial to the long-term condition of your smile. Making necessary changes to your oral hygiene routine can get you one step closer to better gum health. Try to follow these tips to boost your gum health.
- Brush your teeth at least twice a day.
- Floss your teeth on a daily basis.
- Quit smoking and tobacco use.
- Schedule biannual dental checkups with your dentist.
- Eat a nutritious, well-balanced diet.
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