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Gum Care

Gum care is very essential for your better oral health. Gums are the foundation of teeth along with the bone. Healthy Gums are essential for healthy teeth for life.
Gum disease affects most people at some stage in their life. it can be detrimental to your teeth.
The two stages of gum disease are gingivitis and periodontists.

Causes

Poor Oral hygiene
Crooked teeth
Dentures
Medical conditions such as diabetes
Some medications

Family History

Gum Disease have the family link as well so if any of your family members have gum disease or lost their teeth at the early age you may be at risk too. Get your gums and teeth assessed to prevent or early intervention of gum diseases.
Medical Link: researchers have shown that people suffering from some medical conditions are more prone to Gum disease.
Diabetes is one of the main culprits. However if your Diabetes under control, oral hygiene is good and you are having regular checkups and professional clean you are at reduced risk.

Some of the signs are

Swollen, Bleeding gums, pain on chewing or brushing, Hot and cold sensitivity, loose teeth, Bad breath.
Bad Breath: can be embarrassing. Most of the people suffering from bad breath are not aware of their conditions. It can be a really good indicator of underlying Gum disease.

Causes

Ignored Oral hygiene
Gum diseases
Dry Mouth
Tooth decay
Abscess
Dentures
Soft tissue Infections

Careful and regular checkup and cleaning can help prevent gum disease.
Getting treatment early can help save teeth that are at risk of gum disease and other problems.
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