There are so many conditions to look out for in your mouth, but among the top ten of the worst is gum disease. This attacks you on so many different levels; it not only crucifies your gums and subsequently your teeth, but whilst doing so, it leaks toxins into the blood that then infect the heart and other organs. The early signs, and you must have seen the ads on TV, is when your gums bleed after brushing or ‘weep’, leaving a bad tang in your mouth. Act swiftly because otherwise it will get harder to combat as the disease sets in. Utilise the services and advice of your dentist immediately and then set about changing bits of your life around. Oral hygiene, diet, and those little bad habits (drinking and smoking) must change in order to fight this off and build your immune system up again. Herbal products are also useful to calm the inflammation down in your mouth, as well as massaging your gums each night to increase blood-flow. Swindon is served by Clifton Dental of Bristol, and these people should be your first port of call whenever you suspect anything going wrong, for they will help advise you on any aspect of this vicious and spiteful disease.