Healthy gums

It is important that we ensure that our gums are healthy as they are vital for keeping our teeth strong and sturdy. If your gums aren't looked after this can result in gum disease, which can lead to the loss of teeth. Furthermore, it has been shown that gum disease is closely linked with heart disease, therefore the care of your teeth affects your body as well as your mouth. Here at Borrowash Dental Centre we take this very seriously and are here to help with any concerns you may have.

The most important ways to keep your gums healthy include :

  • brushing your teeth twice a day

  • flossing daily 

  • quit smoking 

  • visit your dentist regularly to remove any build up


signs of unhealthy gums

  • Red and swollen gums

  • Bad breath

  • Bleeding gums

  • Receding gums

  • Pain and tenderness of gums

more information

If you have any concerns regarding your gums, please give us a call on 01332 661944, or mention this at your next appointment so that your Dentist can give the best advice.