If you can identify gum disease earlier enough it can be relatively easy to treat at home. So the first step is to know what the symptoms are and take action straightaway!
Healthy teeth and gums are not just about avoiding the 'bad' foods like sweets and fizzy drinks, it's also about having a healthy diet that provides the nutrients your teeth and gums require.
Pregnant women are susceptible to pregnancy gingivitis (gum disease) as hormone changes affect how the body copes with bacteria in the mouth. Advice here...
How can you protect your children's teeth and gums, while still allowing them a seasonal treat such as chocolate Easter eggs and sweets? Find out here:
Recent research reveals a link between breast cancer and gum disease. In this post Dr Hani Mostafa explains who is at risk and how to protect yourself from gum disease.