The mouth offers clues to disease throughout the body.
Gums: Red, puffy and inflamed gums are common during pregnancy.
Tiny red hemorrhages with spontaneous bleeding may indicate Leukemia.
Periodontal disease, in which gums pull away from the teeth, can signal diabetes, cardiovascular problems and respiratory diseases.
Be sure to visit your dentist at least twice a year to keep your gums and teeth healthy. The hygienists at Kuhn Dental are highly skilled and can help you maintain your smile and your overall health. Give us a call today to schedule you next hygiene visist at 910-692-4450.