How Should You Treat Gum Disease?Most people thinking about the health of their mouth will first worry about their teeth, and what may happen with a visit to the dentist. But there’s another part of your mouth that’s just as important, and that’s your gums. Your gums are the “anchor” that help to hold your teeth in place, and, despite being softer than teeth, also act as a bacterial shield to protect both your teeth and the bones of your jaws from infection. (more…)