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what are the most typical symptoms of gum disease in adults?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Gum Disease: Bleeding most common.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Stanley Lin
16 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding gums: Bleeding gums with brushing or flossing, pain or tenderness in the gums, inflamed (puffy) gums, gum recession, gums that are not firmly attached to the teeth, bad breath, excessive plaque and tartar buildup along the gum-line.
Answered on Oct 23, 2017
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Dr. John Francis
29 years experience Periodontics
Bleeding: Bleeding when you floss or brush is the biggest symptom. Gums could be red, swollen, there may be an odor...
Answered on Dec 10, 2013

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