Advanced Gum Treatment

What is gum disease?

Gum disease or periodontitis starts with bacterial growth and infection in the tissue that holds your teeth (gums). In some cases, it spreads below the gums to infect the bone that supports the teeth. Gum disease may occur in various stages, from a mild condition (gingivitis) that is easily reversible to severe forms (periodontitis) that requires more advanced treatment.

What are the signs and symptoms of gum disease

Signs of gum disease can be seen in certain regions or across the entire gums. These include:

  • Red gums
  • Swollen gums
  • Painful gums
  • Gums that are receding or pulling away from the teeth, making them appear longer than before
  • Loose or shaking teeth
  • Pus in the gums
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Like most dental diseases, gum disease is a progressive disease. In the initial stages, the infection is limited to the gums. If left untreated, this gradually spreads to the bones supporting the teeth and starts eroding them. Eventually, the teeth lose their vital bone support and start shaking. At this stage, one may experience difficulty in performing simple tasks like chewing and munching, and also suffer from persistent bad breath.

Therefore, the sooner the advanced gum treatment in New Town is sought, the lesser is the damage done.

How do you treat gum disease