National Geographic : 1929 Apr
Even when fpdhllY1 a 1AT uitPrh IM UNE* 4 out of 5 Neglect the Gums and Surrender Health to Pyorrhea DANGER seems so remote when teeth are white. But, as your dentist will tell you, teeth are only as healthy as the gums. And diseases that attack the gums seldom reveal their presence until too late. Once they get a good foothold in the mouth only expert dental treatment can stem their advance. So start taking proper care of the gums to preserve teeth and safeguard health from dread Pyorrhea-the disease of neglect that ravages 4 persons out of 5 after forty and thousands younger. Every morning and every night, when yon brush your teeth, brush gums vigorously with the dentifrice specifically made for this purpose-Forhan's for the Gums. Within a few days you'll notice an improvement in the way your gums look and feel. In addition, your teeth will look cleaner and whiter. For while this dentifrice helps to firm gums and keep them youthful (the surest safeguard against Pyorrhea) it also cleans teeth and protects the crevices where decay so often begins. Your surest safeguard against disease is a semi-annual visit to your dentist and the daily brushing of teeth and gums with Forhan's. Get a tube of Forhan's from your druggist today. Two sizes-35c and 60c. Start using it, morning and night. Teach your children this good habit. It will protect their health. Forhan Company, New York. Forhan'sfor the Gums is far more than an ordinary toothpaste. It is the formula of R. J. Forhan, D. D. S. It is compounded with Forhan'sPyorrhea Liquid used by dentists everywhere. You will find this dentifrice especially effective as a gum massage if the directions that come with each tube are followed closely It's good for the teeth. It's good for the gums. YOUR TEETH ARE ONLY AS HEALTHY AS YOUR GUMS For aG's FOR THE GUMS ,, L^-BL V^ ,V J.J.L&^>'I.