a few words about gum disease.

March 15, 2010 at 12:00 pm | Posted in being fat | Leave a comment

In addition to struggling with my weight, I also struggle with gum disease.  It’s not horrible where I’m losing teeth (yet) or anything but I do have to go to the dentist more frequently for cleanings and have to be pretty diligent about flossing.  (I had to have root scaling and planing a year or so ago [at 23!!] and it was painful enough that I vowed to floss every day for the rest of my life.  Haha.)

It never ever occurred to me that the gum disease and weight problems could be connected.  I know I know, another thing that obesity increases your risk of having but this one can cause some pretty serious stuff! Continue Reading a few words about gum disease….


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