Could you have gum disease?
Healthy gums don’t bleed, so if you see blood when you brush or floss your teeth, it could be a sign that you are developing gum disease.
Gum disease or gingivitis, affects 9/10 Malaysians.1 It can cause bad breath and red, swollen and bleeding gums. If left untreated it can lead to receding gums and eventually tooth loss. That’s why it’s important to find effective ways to stop gum disease in its tracks.
Read on to find out more about gum disease and how to prevent it.
1 National Oral Health Survey of Adults (NOHSA), Oral Health Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia (2010)