4 Common Causes of Gum Disease

Oral care includes cleaning and ensuring that your gums are free from bacteria and plaque because these can also cause bad breath and other mouth-related diseases that could lead to other illnesses that would require a visit to a dentist. This can be avoided by avoiding the causes which are discussed in this infographic.


  1. Don’t let bacteria and plaque build up.
  2. Stop smoking tobacco.
  3. Check on your medications because sometimes it causes problems in the gums.
  4. If you’ve got medical conditions like diabetes make you at a higher risk with gum problems because of the inflammatory chemicals present in your body.
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