Sure, your bad breath could just be due to food or just waking up in the morning. But the problem is bad breath (also called halitosis) is a sign you could have gum disease. This dental condition can lead to sore, dark, and bleeding gums. If untreated for too long, you can even lose your teeth.Call either of our Connecticut dental offices (203-372-1220 for Bridgeport/Trumbull and 203-378-9737 for Shelton) to schedule your appointment for gum disease treatment. Our highly trained dentists have nonsurgical treatments to help keep your gums healthy and safe.