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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Gum Disease from-: Poor oral hygiene. Due to the limited amount of space we have here to discuss this issue, i would recommend that you read all about it on the followin ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience in Dentistry
Many: Signs would be progression of bone loss over time, change in gum color and texture (red, roll or round margin, bulbous, glossy appearance), bleeding g ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Francis
29 years experience in Periodontics
Floss regularly: True gingivitis, limited to just inflammation in the gums, can be reversed with good oral care and regular dental visits. You want to get it checked ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felicia Mata
24 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Gum disease: Is very common but is an initial stage than can progress to a periodontal disease which can cause loss of teeth and people could end up either having ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Birnbach
47 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Gum disease: If your gums bleed when you brush your teeth, that is an indication of gum disease. Other signs are if they are red, swollen, puffy. And receding. ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Periodontal Disease: Periodontal disease results in gingival pockets and loss of bony support of the teeth secondary to the build up of calculus and the release of toxins ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience in Dentistry
Varies: There are basically 2 forms: gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis affects the gums only and is reversible. Periodontitis affects the all the suppo ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Birnbach
47 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Gum disease: The cause of gum disease is the accumulation of hardened bacteria on the roots of the teeth. Treatment requires the removal of this debris as well as ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Suggestion: If you have periodontal disease, it would be wise to seek the advice of a periodontist. S/he will use therapy and medicaments that have a proven track ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience in Dentistry
Bleeding gum: Patient can watch for gum symptoms such as bleeding gum, change in color (red, deep red or cyanotic blue-ish purple), change in texture (flat to gloss ... Read More
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