Sore Gums

Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

…disease than people without blood sugar problems. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, occurs when the gums become infected and inflamed. Signs that you may have periodontal disease include: * red, sore, swollen gums * bleeding gums * loose or sensitive teeth * bad breath * trouble chewing According…

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Tips to Banish Bad Breath

…foods like onions or tuna fish—is bad breath. Usually, the smell is transient and can be masked with a good brushing or a mint or stick of gum. Chronic bad breath or halitosis, on the other hand, is another story. Billions of dollars are spent in this country every year on products promising…

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