How can I prevent gum disease?
Gum disease is a progressive, chronic disease that can cause serious damage. It has also been linked to other diseases such as diabetes, strokes, heart disease, and some types of cancer.
Following these simple steps will reduce your risk of developing gum disease:
- Brush and floss your teeth as directed by Dr. Liao
- Visit our office twice every year for professional cleanings
- Don’t smoke
- Enjoy a healthy diet filled with fresh fruits and vegetables to keep your immune system in great shape
- Lower your sugar intake
- Keep conditions like diabetes under control
- Drink plenty of water