Gum disease is no fun, and if left untreated, can cause serious dental and system-wide health problems. There are things you can try on your own to treat gum disease, but if symptoms escalate and you experience persistent bleeding gums, visit your dentist immediately. In the meantime, check out these ideas for improving the health of your gums. Gum problems like gingivitis, periodontitis and several other problems that need to be taken seriously.
According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), there’s a link between stress and your dental health. People under stress have a compromised immune system that makes it harder for them to fight off the bacteria that causes periodontal disease and makes them more prone to gum infection. Researchers have also learned that not all stress is created equal. In studies done at three different U.S. universities, participants experiencing financial worries were at greatest risk for periodontal disease.
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