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What Are The Symptoms Of Rotting Gum Disease
Bleeding: Some signs of perio disease include bleeding gums, inflammation, bone loss, recession, pocketing around the tooth (measured in 6 places on each tooth), and in more severe cases, sometimes pus, loose teeth, bad breath, sometimes heavy tartar build up, gums pulling down to expose the roots, painful gums. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Many: Most common is bleeding either spontaneously or when brushing. Another is foul odor. Discoloration of tissues which can range from fiery red to bluish purple. Swelling around the tooth or further down. Crusty buildup around the base of the tooth (tartar / calculus) . Loose teeth which show more of the root. Sometimes even pain. Bone loss on x-ray images. Abscess formation.See Dentist - Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Follow below: The same criteria would apply to you as with someone half your age. We would still review your medical history, check your medications, illnesses, habits, genetics etc... Treatment can vary and might include laser therapy which is very effective and relatively conservative. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Gum disease is often painless. It is estimated that 85% of the population has some stage of gum disease. Symptoms include red, puffy gums that bleed easily when brushed or flossed. Heavy tartar buildup. Loose or shifting teeth are among the common symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: Sometimes a cavity can cause sensitivity to sweets or to cold. Sometimes it's a discoloration in the tooth. Many times, though a cavity isn't symptomatic until it is very large. It's best to see a dentist regularly for routine x-rays and exams to catch cavities when they are small and easier to fix. It's always better when you can address the problem sooner with a simpler treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Signs vs symptoms: Signs are what the doctor sees: inflammation, purulance (pus), plaque, bleeding on probing, spaces developing, root exposure, mobility. Symptoms are what you experience, and they can also be signs: bleeding from flossing/brushing, odor, spaces developing, changes to the bite, root exposure, red tissue, soreness and pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Crohn's Disease: Crohn's disease affects the digestive system. It can have the following symptoms stomach pain, diarrhea, blood in your bowel movements, weight loss, underweight, slowed growth(kids) or fever. Eye, skin and joint problems can sometimes be found. These symptoms can overlap with other problems as well. So, this is usually diagnosed by a GI specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infection: Pyorrhea is another name for gum disease. It can begin as gingivitis which is the reversible form of gum disease, but if left untreated it will progress to periodontitis, which is irreversible and destructive to the supporting bone that holds the teeth in place. This infection process will continue until stopped. Always a good idea to treat it early. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gum bleeding: Gingivitis, by definition, is infllammation of gingiva (gum tissue). Inflammation can be defined as localized pooling of fluids, i.e., bacteria, bacterial product, and host factors. Thus the symptoms are bleeding gum, swollen gum with round bulbous margin. Gum tissue changes includes color (light pink to red due to vascular genesis) and texture (flat to swollen, round, bulbous). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bleeding: If your gums bleed when brushing or flossing, that is the distinguishing factor for gingivitis. It may also be a sign that you have a more serious problem, that of periodontal or gum disease; and only your dentist can test for that by taking simple measurements around each tooth and appropriate x-rays. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
GINGIVITIS/PERIODONT: Inflamed gingiva, bleeding, or suppuration around teeth.Periodontal, or gum disease is a common condition affecting the tissues that comprise the dental supporting structure: gingiva, cementum, periodontal ligament, and the alveolar bone . Periodontal disease may be a risk factor for a number of conditions including cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, and pregnancies. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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