One of the reasons people often call gum disease a silent killer is that it’s the sort of health problem that creeps up slowly over time without any noticeable symptoms to the untrained eye. You may not feel or see the evidence of this infection inside your mouth just by looking in the mirror, but your Athens dentist and hygienists know exactly how to spot it in its earliest stages.

Watch this retro PSA, courtesy of the American Dental Association, to learn more about how gum disease can take advantage of neglected teeth, and then be sure to visit us to keep your smile safe.

Don’t be spooked by gum disease this Halloween! Call East Limestone Family Dental today at 256-229-3416 to schedule an appointment in Athens, AL.