Your pearly whites may be the most prominent aspect of your smile, but the gums are just as important. Without healthy gum tissue to support them, teeth will loosen and fall out altogether. And research confirms that left untreated, gum disease increases your likelihood for developing heart disease, stroke, and other systemic problems.

View this infographic to see how much you know about keeping your gums healthy.

To keep gum disease at bay, regular cleanings and exams are vital. Call Jahyun Koo, DDS of Seattle, WA at 206-922-4573. Or fill out our online form.