Gum Disease is also a silent killer similar to Hypertension. Since hypertension is highly publicized in the media and gum disease is not, people are not aware of it at all. Hence the treatment of gum disease has taken a back seat all these years. Time to bring it to the spotlight by switching its seat to the front. Since there are usually no painful symptoms displayed in the early stage of gum disease, people do not even know that they have them. To compound this problem, there is lack of awareness and the lack of education on the topic. Your Dentist is an excellent source of FREE education on gum disease and other dental related diseases. Make use of their expertise , knowledge and experience. INVEST in your dental health. Preventive dentistry has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Materials have changed drastically for the better, techniques have been perfected to be more conservative and long gone are the days when pain management was non existent. Today visiting a dentist to get preventive dentistry done is like a walk in a park. It is a good experience. Lets focus our attention on prevention than on cure. Because prevention is away better than cure. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a fresh feeling in your mouth all the time. Wouldn’t it be nice to be disease free all the time.