You hear a lot about gum disease and probably at least know enough to try to avoid it.

But what many people don’t realize is that once it reaches an advanced stage, it can’t be cured. It can only be managed.

Since gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss and is connected to serious health problems, it’s important to know how it begins and how to spot the early signs of this insidious infection.

Here’s a video that explains gingivitis, the early stage of gum disease, and some of the common signs that you might need to visit your Visalia dentist for treatment. The sooner we catch it, the better for your health and your smile!

Call Sequoia Dental Office today at 559-608-3533 to schedule your next dental appointment, or make one online.