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WHAT TO TAKE FOR GUM DISEASE

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Francis
30 years experience Periodontics
May be chronic: After the first phase of treatment (a deep cleaning) the dentist should recheck you about five weeks later and there should be an idea then about how ... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Depends: It depends on the severity and what treatments are involved. Your dentist or periodontist should address based on above!
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Depends: Depends on extent and severity of the disease and the treatment required for repair. Often the damage done is permanent. Dentist and/or periodontist ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Aronowitz
44 years experience Orthodontics
Depends: It depends on your specific gum disease. And it depends on the type of treatment.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
23 years experience Dentistry
How severe?: Depends on how severe the gum disease is. Can take several treatments and many months.
Dr. John Francis
30 years experience Periodontics
Depends: A deep cleaning is just phase i of what can be done for you. You should have a deep cleaning once, and if your gum disease is still present, you may n ... Read More
Dr. William Jakavick
37 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Gum disease-braces: If ortho tx is indicated and something you want to undertake or it is part of a comprehensive tx plan, the periodontal health is phase 1 and needs to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
56 years experience Periodontics
Not long: If your problem is limited to your gums and not to the underlying bone then it should be cleared up by a periodontist in just a few visits.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See your dentist: Dental infection will not resolve on its own with home care. The most common type of the dental infection is a tooth or gums or combination of both to ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
Important: I believe that good oral hygeine and healthy gums are important for your overall health. It may decrease risk of heart attack or stroke. It is a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Teeth care: very poor. If her dental health is poor and she is only 47 years old, she maybe wearing dentures in her mid 50s. she can reverse changes working with ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Courey
Specializes in Prosthodontics
It can...: Gum disease typically occurs when gum tissue is aggravated by excessive plaque and bacteria combined with poor oral hygiene. When gum disease is not ... Read More

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