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Teeth are surrounded by Gums and bones which are the two important structures that holds the tooth in position. If you wish to keep your natural teeth for many years keeping the gums healthy is the key. Gums disease often the result of insufficient oral hygiene .

What is Gum disease ?

Teeth will be covered by thin layer of bacteria , soon after brushing and continue to accumulate as time passes. This layer is called Dental Plaque which contains harmful bacteria, salivary proteins and food particles. This bacterial layer should be removed everyday by brushing, failing to do so properly will lead to inflammation of the gums and bleeding .If left untreated gum disease can progress into periodontal disease which ultimately leads to loss of affected tooth.




Signs Gum disease

  • Bleeding gums and red color gums
  • Bad odour
  • Yellow Deposit / tartar
  • Dull pain in the gums
  • Gaps in between the tooth
  • loose tooth and seems to move away

If you notice any of the above signs in your teeth and gums , Get your gums checked.

What can be done?

Dentist uses special instrument knowns as ultrasonic scaler , which vibrates and remove the hard deposit from the teeth. This simple procedure can restore the gum health added with regular home care from your side. More advanced form of gum disease requires special treatment like LASER therapy or deep gingival cleaning .

Tips to keep your Gums healthy

  • Brushing twice a day with right brushing method
  • Flossing between teeth
  • Professional scaling and cleaning every 6-12 months
  • Keep Diabetes under control
  • Stop smoking if you are a smoker


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