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Handling Inflammation Of The Gums Condition
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Yes: Yes...It is possible you could have bone loss and not have bleeding gums. An experienced laser trained periodontist can give you an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan. The doctor will need a recent set of quality digital images to access your situation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do you know are gum infections and periodontal disease related to other health problems in the body?
What to do about periodontal disease if I don't have most of the signs, gums don't bleed and are pink?
How can you know if you have periodontal disease? If my gums don't bleed and are pink, does that mean I don't have it?
Dental check up: At a dental checkup they take x-rays to determine if you have decay or periodontal problems. Ask the dentist if you have perio disease at that time. It is a very easy question to answer for a dentist when seeing the patient, Med and Dent Hx, and current x-rays. ...Read more
Periodontal disease: Swollen gums is a sign that you already have a gum disease. The bacteria, along with mucus and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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