The bacterial growth and production of factors that gradually destroy the tissue supporting or surrounding the teeth as well as the bacteria in the form of a sticky, colorless plaque that constantly forms on our teeth describe the gum disease and also called as periodontal disease. The sticky, colorless film of bacteria that forms on the teeth as well as that build up on our teeth after eating and they irritates the gum disease as well as early stage of the gum disease is gingivitis.
Symptoms for gum disease
- Red gums
- Swollen gums
- Disagreeable taste in your mouth
- Bleeding gums
- Bad breath
- Loose teeth
- Sensitive teeth
- Painful chewing
Treatment for gum disease
You can take fluoride contain toothpaste, gel and brush your teeth by using this because it can remove gingivitis like triclosan, a mild antimicrobial that has been clinically verified to reduce plaque and gingivitis.
You can take antiseptic chip as well as antibiotic gel and use of these because it can control bacteria and reduce the size of gum disease.
You can take an antimicrobial like chlorhexidine and regular clean your mouth by using these as well as use of antiseptics mouthwash like listerine and an antiplaque mouthwash because it can control bacteria.
You can take a treatment of root planing and scaling in which dentist cleans between the gums and the teeth down to the roots by using a local anesthetic to numb your gums and the roots of your teeth as well as use an ultrasonic tool for the planing and scaling, it is less uncomfortable than a standard scraping tool but not all cleanings require this type of tool.
You can take a pocket reduction procedure in which supporting tissue and bone is destroyed forming pockets around your teeth like a turtleneck around your neck because they can remove the bacteria develop around your teeth as well as providing a larger space for bacteria to live around your teeth.
Prevention for gum disease
- Medications like steroids, anti-epilepsy drugs are avoided.
- Smoking as well as chewing tobacco is completely avoided.
- Do not drink alcohol.
- Do not intake very hot as well as very cold foods and drinks.
- Do not use oral contraceptives in pregnancy day.
Tips for gum disease
A regular visit to your dentist for check up your teeth.
You can eat a balanced diet foods, fruits, and vegetables.
After each meal as well as before bed time brush your teeth everyday.
You can use a dental floss treatment because this can remove the food as well as dental plaque between the teeth.