All About Gum Disease

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Gum disease is a threat to your oral health that often goes unnoticed. That is why it is important to identify the symptoms of gum disease like bleeding gums, persistent bad breath,and loose teeth. Understanding the symptoms of your gum disease may help you reverse the condition and restore your healthy smile.

Our team here at Sylvia A. Spradlin in Olathe, Kansas, is excited to talk to you about gum disease and the leading causes of it, so you can recognize the symptoms and get help to overcome this dangerous condition. These causes include:

-Neglecting brushing and flossing each day
-Missing your semi-annual dental checkups
-Unchecked plaque and tartar buildup
-Neglecting getting the fillings you need when you have cavities
-Pregnancy, which can increase the risk of gum disease
-Eating sugary foods or foods that stick to your teeth
-Using any tobacco in any form
-Diabetes, cancer, or other serious illnesses that can increase the risk of gum disease

If you are experiencing any of these conditions, please contact our office right away and make an appointment to see Dr. Sylvia A. Spradlin by calling 913-780-0123. Our friendly team is happy to help you win the fight against gum disease and help you achieve positive oral health.