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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. ...Read more

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Dr. John Francis
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Gingivitis (Definition)

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


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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. ...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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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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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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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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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