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What are the main symptoms of gum disease?

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.

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Dr. Gary Sandler
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Do young, healthy people also get symptoms of gum disease?

Yes, anyone can.: If you have teeth, you have the potential to develop gum disease. Various factors influence the risks of gum disease including oral microflora, diet, and oral hygiene. This is why it is important to practice consistent home care and get regular check ups every 6 months by a dentist.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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What are the symptoms of early gum disease before it gets bad?

Bleeding gums: If you see blood when you're brushing your teeth, chances are you have gum disease. Don't delay, see a dentist for an evaluation and cleaning, as soon as possible.

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What types of health physical problems/symptoms can you experience from gum disease?

What types of health physical problems/symptoms can you experience from gum disease?

From none to severe : Gum disease generally consists from gingivitis ( mild bleeding) to advanced periodontitis( severe bone loss) which can result in tooth abcess or loss. Periodontal disease has been linked to possible heart conditions, or increasing the effects of certain disease such as diabetes , kidney problems, premature birth in pregnancy , etc.

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What physical symptoms do you get with gum disease, I have not been feeling too well?

Few symptoms: Your gums will be red and bleed easily when you have gum disease. There is little pain. This is an infection and your immune system would be fighting this infection. See a dentist asap to see what is going on.

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Which types of health physical problems/symptoms can you experience due to gum disease?

Which types of health physical problems/symptoms can you experience due to gum disease?

Complicates diabetes: There has been strong research connecting gum disease with diabetic control and complications. A recent study just reported over all medical costs are higher for people with gum disease. Heart disease and pregnancy health seem to have an association but no direct cause has been proven from gum disease. There has been a long list of conditions shown to be associated w no proven causative link.

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Are bleeding gums a symptom of gum disease?

Are bleeding gums a symptom of gum disease?

Bleeding: Bleeding when you floss or brush is the biggest symptom. Gums could be red, swollen, there may be an odor...

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Are bleeding gums just for a few days a symptom of gum disease?

Are bleeding gums just for a few days a symptom of gum disease?

Absolutely: Bleeding, swollen and throbbing gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, advanced gum disease. Untreated gingivitis or tooth infection can lead to the bone graft loss and other health problems. See your dentist ASAP because the sooner you treat it the better the outcome.

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What is the best thing i can do if i think I have gum disease? I am a 25 year old woman who has had a recent onset of gum disease symptoms. For the past 2 weeks my gums have been bleeding every time i brush, horrible taste in my mouth, and after closer in

If : If you think you have gum disease the best thing you can do is see a dentist for an exam and cleaning. If you have not had your teeth cleaned in a while there is nothing over the counter or magic rinse that will solve the problem. You lack of dental insurance makes it even more important to see a dentist. The last thing you need is thousands of dollars of treatment because you let a small problem fester and become a large one. Most people spend some of their discretionary dollars on things they value (cigarettes, iphone, ipad etc, drinks with friends, concert tickets, cable tv etc.) dont let your lack of insurance lead you to neglecting your teeth. If you value them spend some money on them and protect them. Prevention is a great investment. The video in the link below shoes how gum disease progresses. long island periodontist best of luck.

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Signs of gum disease?

Signs of gum disease?

Swollen bleeding gum: There are several signs. The two most obvious are swollen, bleeding gums. Other signs are bad breath and loose teeth. Any adult with these problems should see a dentist right away.

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What causes gum disease?

Plaque buildup: Bacteria in plaque make toxins that irritate your gums causing them to bleed-gingivitis. If that continues, some folks get bone loss-periodontitis, .

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How to reverse gum disease?

How to reverse gum disease?

Sometimes: It depends upon how advanced it is, and how committed you are to better oral hygiene and seeing a periodontist for proper definitive periodontal treatment. As it progress it becomes more and more difficult and in the latest stages impossible. That's why it's so important to see your dentist for routine checkups in order to detect and treat things early.

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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.

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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.

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