Signs of gum disease:
- Gums that bleed after brushing or flossing.
- Red and swollen gums.
- Persistent bad breath or bad taste in the mouth.
- Loose teeth.
- Receding gums or wearing away of the teeth.
- Gums that bleed easily
Because Gingivitis symptoms are easy to ignore people often do just that. Many gingivitis patients don't even know they have Gingivitis.
Asked in Oral Health and Dental Care, Gum Disease
What is one of the first indicators of gum disease?
The most telling signs of early gum disease are swollen gums and bleeding. ...
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What is a gum disease?
"Gum disease" is a non-medical way to describe any disease that affects the gums in your mouth. One of the most common gum diseases is gingivitis, which is inflammation of the gingiva or gums - signs include bleeding from the gums, swelling, pain and redness of the gums. However, there are other diseases include cancer of the gingiva that are also classified as "gum disease". ...
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Physicians and dentists are concerned that gum disease is linked to?
Heart disease is linked to gum disease.
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Oral Health and Dental Care, Gum Disease, Baking Soda (sodium bicarbonate)
Can baking soda cure gum disease?
No, baking soda cannot 'cure' gum disease (periodontal disease). Currently, there is no universal cure for gum disease. Gum disease can usually be effectively 'controlled' with proper care and treatment, but once periodontal disease has been diagnosed, the signs and symptoms can return at any time. Periodontal disease is differentiated from simple gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) by the loss of periodontal attachment, that is the destruction of the tissue surrounding the teeth that attach the tooth to the jaw. A dentist or...
After bacterially caused gum disease the next most common cause of gum disease?
smoking and eating chewing tobacco
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Can you have dental implants if you have gum disease?
can i have dental implants if i have gum deseae. and one of my teeth is loose The answer is that first you have to have periodontal treatment to resolve the gum disease. As far as the "your loose tooth" --- that would be replaced by an implant. First, treat the gum disease, then consider implant surgery. ...
Does nicorette gum cause gum disease?
Nicorette gum contains nicotine, the addictive ingredient in cigarettes. While nicotine does not 'cause' gum disease, it has been shown to contribute to the severity of the disease. Nicotine is toxic to cells called fibroblasts. Fibroblasts are cells that create and rebuild connective tissue in the body. Connective tissue is destroyed in gum disease, and when fibroblast function is impaired by nicotine, the body's ability to fight off the disease is significantly limited. Therefore, gum disease generally tends to be more severe in...
Can you catch gum disease when a person has bad breath?
Gum disease is not contagious it comes from poor dental care. Brush and floss regularly. ...
How do you know if your gum disease is advanced?
Advanced gum disease is usually identified by deep periodontal pockets (6mm or more). Teeth that are loose can also be associated with advanced gum disease. Ask your dentist or dental hygienist evaluate your specific situation. ...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Alternative Treatments for Conditions or Diseases, Chewing Gum, Heart Disease
Can you cure heart disease with chewing gum?
OBViously, u cannot CURE heart disease, by chewing gum, though, you could prevent heart disease. THis is because, one of the causes for heart disease is bad breath, surprisingly, so, If you chew gum (especially mint) it could help prevent heart disease, but not CURE. ...