Gum Disease Gingivitis

Bacteria festers and grows in the gums because of the build-up and exposure to plaque. Plaque is created due to the mixing of food, saliva, and bacteria. The plaque that is created starts to break down the gum tissue. As the gum disease progresses, the gums will pull away from the teeth, pus will come from the gums, and your teeth will loosen in your gums. Bad breath or a bad taste in your mouth that will not go away is another good indicator that gum disease or gingivitis might be present. Pain and irritation is another symptom of gum disease and it is the most obvious. If left untreated, advanced gum disease has the potential to deteriorate healthy bones and cause tooth loss.

Just by brushing and flossing your teeth, you might find out if you have gum disease or not. If you notice that your gums are red and swollen and they bleed while brushing your teeth, there is a good chance you have gum disease. The treatment for gum disease depends how bad it already is. Two nonsurgical treatments are dental cleanings as well as scaling and root planing which is deep cleaning. If those two treatments do not help, some surgeries are available. Brushing and flossing your teeth is also a great way to prevent gum disease. Anti-bacterial mouthwashes will also help prevent.  

We have helped several hundred people with bad breath by controling theiroral bacteria conditions.


Definitions relation to Gum Disease/Gingivitis

Irritation:  when a body part becomes sensitive or bothered

Plaque:  a colorless biofilm that forms naturally on your teeth because of eating, drinking, and sleeping.

Puss:  Typically a thick fluid containing of white blood cells, dead tissue and germs.


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