Do you know what gum disease is?
Gum disease is the inflammation of the gum, which can further progress on and affect or destroy surrounding structures, which support the teeth (bone and soft tissues). There are multiple ways to prevent gum disease, these involve:
- Regular tooth-brushing (2 x daily) with a good angulation technique ensuring effective removal of debris and plaquesCleaning in between your teeth (at least once a day) with tools such
- Cleaning in between your teeth (at least once a day) with tools such as piksters, floss, interbrush or dental tape.
- Regular check-ups and cleans with your dental health professional. This allows the Dentist to keep track of your oral health status and to remove the build-up of calculus which otherwise is impossible to remove with a toothbrush.
To find out more – speak to your Dental professional at your next appointment.