Dr. Garant, Whitby Ontario Dentist
  Healthy Gums


Healthy Gums

Having unhealthy gums is like having termites in the foundation of your house! For healthy gums, watch for:

Gum disease (Periodontitis) is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults. It is known as a "Silent" disease because it is rarely painful, especially in the early stages. Often, the first warning sign of Gum Disease, is Bleeding Gums.

Recent research has identified between Gum Disease and Heart Disease, and other health problems - the bacteria associated with Gum Disease can enter your bloodstream and threaten your overall health.

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