March 23, 2017
Do you have gum disease?
Your gums are made of soft skin-like tissue which covers the bone that supports your teeth. When your gums are healthy, they form a tight seal with the tooth that limits the places bacteria can hide. How do you know your gums are healthy? Do a quick mirror check. Healthy gums are usually a light or coral shade of pink, but may also contain other pigments depending on your ethnicity. Colour changes in your gums (redness, yellow spots), as well as gum tenderness and bleeding, could be signs of gum disease. Gum disease is caused by plaque building up along…Read More