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Gum Disease

edited May 21 in Gum Health

Gum disease clinically presents as swelling, soreness or infection of the tissues supporting the teeth.
Gingivitis means ‘inflammation of the gums’. This is when the gums around the teeth become very red and swollen. Often the swollen gums bleed when they are brushed during cleaning.
Periodontal Disease:
Periodontal Disease affects the tooth, gum, and anchoring bone. Long-standing gingivitis can turn into periodontal disease. There are many types of periodontal disease and they all affect the tissues supporting the teeth. As the disease gets worse the bone anchoring the teeth in the jaw is lost, making the teeth loose.
Most people suffer from some form of gum disease, and it is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. However, the disease develops very slowly in most people.
Cause of gum disease:
All gum disease is caused by plaque. Plaque is a bio-film of bacteria which forms on the surface of the teeth every day. Many of the bacteria in plaque are completely harmless, but there are some that have been shown to be the main cause of gum disease.
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