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7 Signs of Gum Disease
27 Jan' 21

7 Signs of Gum Disease

 

Gingivitis, the earliest stage of gum disease, is inflammation of the tissues surrounding and supporting the teeth and is most commonly a result of poor dental hygiene.

 
Gingivitis is a very common condition and varies widely in severity. It is characterized by red, swollen gums that bleed easily when teeth are brushed.
 
Here are some common signs of Gingivitis:
  1. Gums that are red, tender, or swollen
  2. Gums that bleed during and after tooth brushing
  3. Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth
  4. Pain when chewing
  5. Sensitive teeth
  6. Foul-smelling breath that doesn’t go away after you brush your teeth
  7. Loose or shifting teeth
Gingivitis can be reversed and gum disease can be kept from getting worse in nearly all cases when proper plaque control is practiced. Proper plaque control consists of professional cleanings at least twice a year and daily brushing and flossing.
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