Brush your teeth twice a day and don’t forget to floss. This is the mantra for good oral health but many of us are guilty of neglecting it from time to time. World Oral Health Day is marked on March 20 every year and it’s a timely reminder for us all to understand the importance of healthy gums for overall wellness. IMU Healthcare’s Oral Health Centre periodontist, Dr Lew Pit Hui, shares about gum disease. Learn more about periodontal disease or gum disease at Say Yes to Gum Health (New Straits Times, 22 March 2021).