To protect your teeth, it’s important to know about the number one cause of adult tooth loss.

Gum disease is an insidious infection that causes your gums to pull away from your teeth, exposing the roots to decay and compromising the structural foundation of your mouth.

Here’s a video from the American Dental Association that talks more about gum recession.

Check it out to learn more about this potentially serious oral health issue, and then give us a call if you think you may need gum disease treatment or a gum graft procedure to prevent tooth loss!

Call Smiles of Punta Gorda at 941-585-0424 to request an appointment in Punta Gorda, FL.