There are many factors that affect your risk of developing breast cancer. In some studies, there has been a link shown between increased inflammation and a higher risk of developing disease or illnesses like diabetes, heart disease and some types of cancers. Inflammation of the gums may lead to your mouth developing bacteria or advanced gum disease. This condition can negatively affect the rest of your body’s health and may even lead to more serious conditions. It is important to keep up with your oral health by seeing a dentist like Dr. Paresh C. Naran, who can evaluate your gum’s health.


Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This October, as you see all of the pink ribbons and pink accessories being worn by people all around the country, understand the risks of developing breast cancer. This cancer develops as a tumor in the breast cells and can be deadly. Once the tumor has been discovered, treatment can vary from chemotherapy, surgical removal of the tumor or complete removal of the breast.


Your Gum Disease Risk

One way you can help lower your risk of developing chronic diseases or other conditions is to watch out for signs of inflammation. In your mouth, inflamed gums may mean that you have gum disease. Other signs of gum disease include bleeding gums, soreness in the mouth and loose teeth. Ignoring these symptoms may cause your gum disease to become even more uncomfortable and inflamed.


How We Can Help

Dr. Naran is an experienced dentist who understands how important gum health is to your overall wellness. At our office, we offer several different treatment options to get your gums back to top condition. From oral hygiene recommendations to advanced laser gum surgery, we have many different approaches to help get your gums to be healthier.

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, understand how poor oral health can increase your risk of developing other conditions. Contact our office today and see how you can give your gums and mouth a healthy new feeling.