How Do I Keep My Gums Healthy?

Healthy gums are firm and pink and essential support for healthy teeth. A healthy lifestyle is important for healthy gums…getting enough sleep, eating a balanced diet, not smoking, and reducing stress.

Twice daily brushing and flossing keeps plaque bacteria in check. Plaque can harden into tartar on exposed tooth surfaces and get between your tooth and your gums.

Using an electric toothbrush helps many people massage their gums during daily brushing which helps keep gums firm.

If you experience gum sensitivity and bleeding it’s important to give us a call. Addressing gum problems early is key for good dental health. Read more..link to Cleaning/Check up page

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