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A 47-year-old member asked:

What do you suggest if my teeth are clean but my gums are decaying?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Gums don't decay..: ... teeth do. In any event you should call a local dentist for a consultation. Sounds like you need treatment.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

How are my gums decaying if my teeth are clean?

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Dr. H. sam Tadros
Prosthodontics 29 years experience
Gums decaying: there is really no term called gums decaying . Periodontitis is gum disease with a verity of stages and treatments. Teeth can still look clean but gum disease still present. You need to be diagnosed by your dentist to determine the stage of gum disease you have and what options for treatment you have. Think of it like blood pressure or diabetes you can't see it but in time more issues will rise.

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Last updated Jul 23, 2014

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