Gum disease can progress painlessly on the whole which means you might not notice the damage it is causing to your gums and bone.
However, active bacteria can make your gums quite sore which can lead to gum abscesses. If Gum Disease is not treated over a number of years, the bone supporting the teeth can be lost. If the disease is left untreated for a long time, treatment can become more difficult.
There are now also links between gum disease and your overall health, as Whoopi Goldberg discusses in this videoi
If you can’t see the video above, click here to watch on YouTube.
To help you keep your body, teeth and gums healthy I’ve also written a free guide on the subject – you can download your free copy here.
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