Most people expect to be able to feel when something is going wrong in the mouth. It seems like such a sensitive place. It can detect all kinds of tastes and such subtle differences in temperature, right?
But the truth is, when the warning signs of gum disease first begin, people don’t feel anything. Swelling and inflammation in the gums—you just don’t feel it.
That’s why you need to have regular checkups, so that your general dentist can tell you when a problem comes up.
And a problem can come up any time! Bacteria comes from food, and no doubt you eat multiple times per day. Over the course of a year, how many time s have you had a chance to be infected?
Be sure to get regular checkups and ask your dentist about the health of your gums.
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