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How do I know I have unhealthy gums

Posted on 2/21/2022 by Evan
How do I know I have unhealthy gumsHealthy gums are part of a healthy mouth, you need to maintain oral hygiene to ensure that you have overall oral health. Ensure that you go for regular dental checkups so that the teeth and gums will remain healthy. This is because the dentist will conduct exams and will even do cleanings to keep you healthy, healthy Gums will give you public confidence.

Bleeding gums

When you eat hard foods the gums are not supposed to bleed. Flossing and brushing should not be a reason for you to bleed. If you notice that after doing these activities you are bleeding then this might mean that there is bacteria along the gum line and is causing you to have gingivitis. Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease and you need to treat it before it becomes advanced and causes periodontitis. Visit the dentist immediately to reverse the effects of gingivitis.

Persistence bad breath

Halitosis is a symptom that you might be having unhealthy gums. The odor-causing bacteria in the mouth will reproduce and multiply and this will lead to you having unhealthy gums. When you notice that you have a bad breath that is persistent then seek immediate dental care. The dentist will determine if the gums are infected and come up with the best treatment plan for you.

Swollen and tender gums

When you have swollen or inflamed gums which are so painful this should make you seek immediate dental care. When the gums are inflamed it means that they are attempting to inject harmful bacteria and this might cause an infection. The swelling and being red will cause you to have too much pain and this means that you should see the dentist immediately. Our dental team will ensure that you have healthy gums at all times.

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