The first stage of gum disease is called gingivitis. The first signs are puffy or sensitive gums, and gum bleeding when eating hard foods like apples or carrots. Gingivitis remains very treatable, and there are many products that can help to fight this disease. But the most import part of as battle plan against gingivitis is the patient! Awareness and good discipline are half the battle.
Oral care is not just brushing your teeth; there are several elements of good oral care that all work together for maximum protection: