✨ Click or tap here to shop the BOGO sale ✨

The Link Between Gum Disease and Breast Cancer

It's Breast Cancer Awareness month, so naturally we're looking into the connection between oral health and this devastating illness. According to the latest research, postmenopausal women with periodontal disease are more likely to develop breast cancer than those with healthy gums.

Nearly half of Americans age 30 and older have some form of periodontal disease, and it's been linked to several medical problems like diabetes, dementia and stroke. Women are particularly at risk for periodontal disease because hormonal changes in the body can make gums more sensitive and more susceptible to inflammation.

Because this oral health condition can be painless, you may not even know you have it. Here are some signs and symptoms that can indicate a problem:

  • gums that bleed easily
  • red, swollen, tender gums
  • persistent bad breath or bad taste
  • gums are pulling away from the teeth
  • teeth that are loose or separating
  • any change in the way your teeth fit together

Fortunately, you can prevent periodontal disease by practicing good dental hygiene and visiting the dentist regularly. Flossing twice a day, using proper teeth brushing techniques and rinsing after meals will help keep harmful bacteria out of our mouth, and out of your body. The earlier you catch any gum issues, the more likely you will successfully treat or reverse the disease. 

Buy a Teeth Whitening Pen 2-pack today for $35.
You’ll save $5 and get free shipping + We’ll donate $1 to Breast Cancer Fund!
Our Teeth Whitening Pens are sold with a money back guarantee.


Older Post
Newer Post

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published

Featured collection

Close (esc)

get 15% off

Sign up now to get 15% off your first order! 🦷

Age verification

By clicking enter you are verifying that you are old enough to consume alcohol.


Shopping Cart

away from FREE shipping!

Your cart is currently empty.
Shop now