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Do you know what a periodontal disease is, in your gums?

Do you know what a periodontal disease is, in your gums?

Yes, we do...: Please follow the below link for more info than can be squeezed into this small space: http://www.Perio.Org/consumer/types-gum-disease.Html. ...Read more

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Inflammation (Definition)

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


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Can i still have periodontal disease if the gums look pink and normal?

Can i still have periodontal disease if the gums look pink and normal?

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 more

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Can gum disease be the early stages of periodontal disease?

It's the same: It begins as gingivitis. If that is left untreated it can turn into early gum disease or periodontal disease and then advance from there. ...Read more

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Symptoms of gum disease that indicate early stages of periodontal disease?

Symptoms of gum disease that indicate early stages of periodontal disease?

Dental exam: Bleeding when you floss, swelling or redness. You may notice a fetid odor or loosening teeth; but the only sure diagnosis is from a periodontal exam and x-rays with your dentist. ...Read more

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Do you know are gum infections and periodontal disease related to other health problems in the body?

Do you know are gum infections and periodontal disease related to other health problems in the body?

Of course: The recent studies find that bacteria and inflammation (gum disease) in your mouth are also linked to other problems like heart attack, dementia and jeopardize your overall health. See your dentist for consultation and treatment. ...Read more

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What to do about periodontal disease if I don't have most of the signs, gums don't bleed and are pink?

What to do about periodontal disease if I don't have most of the signs, gums don't bleed and are pink?

See your dentist: Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums and it is the initial stage of gum disease and the easiest to treat. Gingivitis is curable 100%. See your dentist for treatment, prevention and maintenance. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is lanap used to treat gum disease periodontal disease?

Mild/moderate : Yes lanap is used to treat mild to moderate gingivitis and some early periodontitis .. And it's usually very effective. ...Read more

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How long does it take for swollen gums to get better when you have periodontal disease ?

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 more

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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more