You probably know that good gum health is essential to keeping your mouth healthy. However, your gums can also impact the health of your entire body. If they become infected, that harmful bacteria can get into your body and increase your risk of systemic health issues. That’s why it’s so important to spot signs of gum disease in the early stages.

We’re sharing a video by the Oral Health Foundation that talks about recognizing the symptoms:

If you are concerned about your gum health, call Harvey and Nichols Family Dentistry today at 270-491-3768 for an appointment in Elizabethtown, KY. We’ll get your gums back into healthy shape! You can also schedule online.