Doctor insights on:
Adult Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis
Do the gray spots on my gums mean I have actue necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis? I'm a smoker, and lately i've noticed some gray spots or residue on my lower gum. I've seen some pretty scary pictures of actue necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, and am won
SNUG : Snug is characterized by a very foul odor that comes out of the mouth. It can be picked up from several feet away. Nevertheless, since you are a smoker, and have placed yourself in a risk category, a with a periodontist is highly recommended. www.perio.org will have a link to a periodontist near you. Best of luck, dr. Zev kaufman. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bacteria in the mouth living in a thin film is called plaque. Plaque that is not removed through brushing can harden and form “tartar”, a hard mineral shell, that brushing can’t remove. Only a professional cleaning by a dentist or hygienist can remove tartar. When plaque builds on the tartar surface, it irritates and erodes healthy gum tissue. This early stage of gum ...Read more
Need other treatment: Amoxicillin alone won't get rid of acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. You also need to have some professional cleanings to get rid to the bacterial toxins that are irritating your gingiva. You also need to increase your brushing and flossing habits, and possibly incorporate a waterpik in your daily regimen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have mouth ulcers and gingivitis, and i chose to take betadine gargle to cure it. Although I have a goiter, how long may i take betadine gargle?
HIV and ANUP: Hiv patient has low immunity and thus unable to combat the local microbial activity with low host reaction. As the result, bone loss and necrotizing of the tissue seen in the chronic situation of infection. Acute necrotizing uncerative periodontitis is seen more in HIV since chronic infection will lead straight to attachment loss (periodontitis) with minimal gum inflammation (gingivitis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dentist did laser/deep cleaning on teeth/gums. I have gum disease. Bacteria test is positive. Have stomach ulcers. Can i take align with metronizadole?
Not necessary: Align is a probiotic supplement for your digestive health. Antibiotic may kill the good bacteria and disrupt the balance of its activities. When using lanap or laser therapy, most of the time the antibiotic is an adjunctive procedure and not required. Discuss with your periodontist about not using antibiotics. Strict follow up, occlusal adjustment, and recall is what brings success to your tx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, very easy: Gingivitis can be reverse simply by good oral hygiene in the area to remove the cause of inflammation (good brushing and flossing to remove the irritated plaque). Severe gingivitis as in the case of acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis may required antibiotic treatment with amoxicillin/metronidazole combination before full mouth debridement. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bleed,color, texture: Gingivitis by definition is the inflammation of the gum. The first sign of inflammation is bleeding, then color change to red or deep red. Gum became swollen, with bulbous appearance with roll, rounded margin. The tip of the interdental papilla becomes blunted. In severe case, exudate, pain, and loss of function may occur (rare but possible such as anug, acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bacterial plaque: it is usually formed by colonizing bacteria like Streptococcus, Fusobacterium, Actinomyces, Veillonella, and Treponema and possibly Bacteroides, Capnocytophaga, and Eikenella, just to name few. There is no record of who and when the the gingivitis was discovered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
- Alternative necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis treatments
- Children with necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis genes
- Necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
- Tests for necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
- Does hiv cause acute necrotizing gingivitis very often?
- Talk to a dentist online for free