DO YOU WANT TO KEEP YOUR GUMS HEALTHY?
Healthy gums don't bleed, so if you see blood when brushing or flossing, this can be a sign of gum disease. If left untreated it can get worse, leading to red, swollen and receding gums, bad breath (halitosis) and eventually tooth loss. To help protect your gums against gum disease take care of them with a good oral health routine.
Find out more about how to care for your gums.
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