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Can turmeric help gum disease?

Can turmeric help gum disease?

Gum disease: While good nutrition is important, and perhaps there are hundreds of vitamins, minerals, food supplements, antioxidants, spices, etc. That might be of benefit, without daily proper oral hygiene and proper professional dental care, all those benefits are minimal at best. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Sandler
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Gum Disease (Definition)

Gun disease can range from gum swelling all the way to the bone keeping the teeth in place being lost, this can be be for a number of reasons, if you think you have gum disease please visit your ...Read more


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How can I treat gum disease?

How can I treat gum disease?

See your dentist: You need to be seen by a dentist or a dental hygienist to have the build-up removed. The build-up that causes gum disease is full of toxin producing bacteria. No amount of rinses, brushing or flossing will help until the build up is removed. ...Read more

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Is gum disease ever painless?

Generally it is: Periodontal disease is generally painless, yet it is a leading cause of tooth loss in adults. ...Read more

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How can you fight gum disease?

How can you fight gum disease?

Good OH, follow up.: Gum disease causes by bacterial, occlusion, and host reaction. Good oral hygiene, proper occlusion, and healthy body will definitely helps in preventing gum disease. Treatment of gum disease included cleaning, occlusal adjustment, follow up. ...Read more

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How can you treat gum disease?

How can you treat gum disease?

Dentist/home care: Dental supervision and proper home care instruction are imperative to treating gum disease. The severity of the gum disease may dictate how much dental intervention is required. ...Read more

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Does gum disease heal by itself?

No: See your general dentist, or periodontist, to examine what type of gum disease you may have. Tradionally, gum disease (periodontitis) is a painless infection that can go on for years, and will lead to tooth loss if it isn't treated. ...Read more

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Can any foods reverse gum disease?

Unfortunately, no: The good news is you can reverse or even prevent it by simply brushing, flossing your teeth and see a dentist on a regular basis. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a gum disease how do I cure it?

Unfortunately. ..: Unfortunately there is nearly nothing you can do at home to eliminate gum disease. Your goal is to have it treated by a dentist and then follow meticulous home care to keep it maintained. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of gum disease?

Gum Disease: The symptoms of gums disease are red puffy gums that bleed easily and bad breath. Many times there is no pain. See a dentist or Periodontist ASAP for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible to totally cure gum disease?

Is it possible to totally cure gum disease?

Yes: It really depends on the severity of the disease, and how destructive the patients immune response to the presence of the disease is. The mildest form of gum disease, gingivitis is completely curable. Remove the cause (usually plaque/tarar) and it clears right up. The severe forms involve bone loss. Bone loss is permanent but in some cases bone can be regenerated. Patient compliance is the key. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of rotting gum disease?

Bleeding...: Bleeding after brushing or flossing, puffy swollen gums, mouth odor, bone loss on x-rays, gum pocket measurements of 5 or larger upon probing. Bleeding upon probing. ...Read more

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Once you have gum disease can that be reversed

Once you have gum disease can that be reversed

Gum Disease Tx: The early phase known as gingivitis is easily reversed with a professional cleaning and proper home care (brushing and flossing). As the disease progresses into the more serious form known as periodontitis, treatment becomes more extensive and complicated. The more the bone loss, the more difficult to treat. Medical conditions also play a role in success. Maintenance after treatment is key! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Gum Disease?

Bone loss: Gun disease can range from gum swelling all the way to the bone keeping the teeth in place being lost, this can be be for a number of reasons, if you think you have gum disease please visit your dentist for a consult ...Read more

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I've just been told I have gum disease, should I be concerned?

I've just been told I have gum disease, should I be concerned?

Yes: It can lead to loss of healthy teeth you need a dentist who is competent. ...Read more

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Please explain if it is possible to undo gum receding (gum disease)?

Maybe: Grafting is possible on a case by case basis so see your dentist and get a referral to a specialist for an opinion. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gum disease in otherwise healthy nonsmokers?

Multiple symptoms: The symptoms can include bleeding, recession, sensitivity, loose teeth, drifting of teeth, bite changes, grinding habits, bad taste, and bad breath.
It is also possible to be asymptomatic, that is no symptoms at all. Gum disease can be silent like blood pressure.
A qualified, experienced dentist or periodontist can diagnose you.

Http//:www. Drgums. Com. ...Read more

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How to treat possible gum disease?

Gum Disease: Treatment for gingival problems will vary based on the extent of the condition. Mild gingivitis could be treated with scaling and root planing, whereas advanced periodontitis may require surgical intervention. Since each mouth is different, no one answer fits every situation. Let your dentist explain the extent of your problem and recommended treatment. ...Read more

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Can gum disease be linked with a toothache?

Can gum disease be linked with a toothache?

Yes...can be: A toothache can be associated with an infected gum.
I would suggest a consultation with a qualified dentist or specialist to determine the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Does having gum disease increase alzeihmers risk?

Does having gum disease increase alzeihmers risk?

Potential link: In a small study researchers find a potential link between gum disease and Alzheimer's, but more study is necessary to show clinical significance. Although the findings do not prove that oral bacteria causes Alzheimer’s disease, preventing gum disease is still a good idea, and step #1 is a good oral hygiene. ...Read more

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Can you have gum disease and not have any pain in your gums?

Can you have gum disease and not have any pain in your gums?

Absolutely: If you have pain you're at the tooth-loosing stage. Don't wait, see a Periodontist, a gum/bone specialist, for an evaluation. Painless early gum disease is easier/cheaper to treat than painful advanced gum disease. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gum disease?

How to get rid of gum disease?

See a gum specialist: If your good habits at home, i.e. Brushing and flossing, don't reduce the problem, you may have more serious periodontitis rather than just gingivitis. See your dentist soon. ...Read more

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Can you get rid off gum disease?

Gum disease tx: Yes you usually can with treatment. See your dentist to discuss cause and treatment of your disease. ...Read more

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Can a general dentist treat gum disease?

Can a general dentist treat gum disease?

General Dentistry: General dentistry is the first line of defense against dental disease. We are usually the first on the scene. Patients first come to a general dental practice to have an overall view at their mouth to determine their dental needs. From there a general dentist will refer out any treatment needing a more specialized care. Gum disease is first treated in the general office and referred out as needed. ...Read more

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What's the best toothbrush for gum disease?

No best one: There is no best toothbrush. You need to use a soft toothbrush and brush for at least 2 minutes twice a day. Most adults don't brush long enough and this can make more of a difference than the brand name of the toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes can be very beneficial. ...Read more

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Which gum disease leaves spots on the gums?

Which gum disease leaves spots on the gums?

More information: We need more information. There are way too many possibilities to answer your question properly. Where are they? What size? What color? How long have they been there? Irregular in shape? Flat or raised? Any pain or discomfort? Any medical issues? See you own dentist who may be able to answer your question or refer you to an oral surgeon or periodontist if necessary for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there a best toothbrush for gum disease?

Is there a best toothbrush for gum disease?

Probably soft.: The best is probably a soft toothbrush, because it does not damage and inflame the gums. The best person for this answer would probably be the dentist. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin be used to treat gum disease?

Can amoxicillin be used to treat gum disease?

Poor choice: The way to treat gum disease is with definitive dental treatment by a trained dentist to include such modalities as scaling and root planing, along with surgical procedures as\if necessary. Plaque control and general health are also essential to success. Adjuncts such as Chlorhexidine rinses and tetracylines may also be helpful in some cases. Get a periodontal consult for your best options. ...Read more

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Does everyone with halitosis have gum disease?

Does everyone with halitosis have gum disease?

Not everyone: Gum disease is not the only cause of halitosis (bad breath). Fishy foods, onions, garlic, scallions, fermented foods, coffee, etc..., can cause halitosis. Fatty foods may worsen stomach reflux, and send odors up to the mouth. Sinusitis infections can cause odors due to the mucus/phlegm in the nose & throat. Excess fiber or other "undigestibles" can lead to gas and odors coming out the other end. ...Read more

Tumeric (Definition)

Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of ...Read more


Dr. Arnold Malerman
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Gingivitis (Definition)

A form of gum disease ...Read more