You may not give your gums a second thought when you contemplate your teeth. After all, your pearly whites are the important parts of your mouth that you brush and floss. Gums are just the base on which those teeth sit. Or so it seems.
In fact, without healthy gums, you can kiss those gleaming teeth goodbye. That’s because your gums do far more than provide a convenient pink mold for your teeth. Gums are key to your oral health and more. Below are four things you should know about your gums and gum disease.