9 Important Things Your Dentist Wants You to Know

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Bleeding gums are serious business

If your hands bled when you washed them, you’d run to the doctor. But in the public’s mind, bleeding gums are okay. Unless you’re really whaling away with your brush, if your gums bleed even a little, that’s periodontal disease, period. –Ron Schefdore, DMD, general dentist, Chicago, Illinois

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