is an inflammatory condition that affects the tissue surrounding of a tooth and a leading cause of tooth loss. Gum disease is also known as periodontal disease or periodontitis. In this condition, the toxin produced by the bacteria damage the teeth connective tissue and bone, destroying them and raising tooth loss.
The potential precursor of the gum disease is a bacterial infection known as Gingivitis. The bone tends to recede but the gums may or may not recede when the gum infection develop. Sometimes the root of the tooth becomes exposed and caused tooth sensitivity. The pus may produce and form pockets between the gum and tooth. Since it is not possible to see bone recession with the naked eyes so, it is recommended to visit a dentist for identifying gum disease and dental clearings. The common symptoms of gum disease are
- Gums bleeding during brushing
- Bad breath
- Red, swollen or sensitive gums
- Teeth that are loose or appear to have shifted.
Causes of gum disease
- Improper dental hygiene
- Organic changes in the mouth
- Medical condition such as diabetes or kidney disease
- Dry mouth syndrome
- Poor functional habits
Treatment for gum disease
- Root planning and deep scaling
- Tissue generation therapy
- Pocket elimination surgery
- Laser therapy
The dentist will evaluate the disease extent of damage to develop a conservative initial plan to determine the treatment modality that best meets to the person needs. A dental hygienic evaluation will determine the removal of soft deposits on the tooth. A regular medicated mouth wash is recommended to maintain regular home regimen. Basically treatment plans are based on patient situation. Laser therapy is a more comfortable technique and provides a constant relief to the patient to eat and chew food without a problem.
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