Gum (Perio) disease is an inflammation of the gums (tissues surround and support your teeth). It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Bleeding, swollen or painful gums, Bad Breath, Gum infection etc. is a signs of Major Gum diseases. Routine Teeth Cleaning can help you to stay away from Perio diseases.
Who can have Gum Disease?
It’s a myth that Gum Disease happens to people of your grandparent’s age! Teens can also get gum disease, and it can cause problems from simply embarrassing like bad breath to the serious like tooth loss which is both embarrassing and serious!
Types of Gum Disease – Gingivitis
It means ‘inflammation of the gums’. Gums around the teeth become red and swollen. Often the swollen gums bleed when they are brushed during cleaning. It’s often caused by inadequate oral hygiene. Gingivitis is reversible with professional treatment and good oral home care.
Types of Gum Disease – Chronic Periodontitis
Long standing gingivitis can turn into periodontal disease causes loosing teeth and it may eventually fall out. Progression of disease results in inflammation within the supporting tissues of the teeth, progressive attachment and bone loss.
Gum Disease and Systemic connection
Don’t ignore any kind of gum(Perio) diseases. Periodontal disease has systemic connection with various heart disease, Respiratory disease, Diabetes, Oral cancer etc.