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Gum Treatment

It is usually done by a periodontist. In this specialty, we take care of the supporting structures of teeth, that is the gums & the underlying bone.

What are the causes of gum disease :

  • Inadequate oral hygiene, which leads to development of plaque & tartar around teeth
  • Habits such as chewing tobacco, pan, smoking
  • People suffering from diabetes
  • Women undergoing hormonal changes
  • Dental causes such as inability to maintain good oral hygiene during braces
  • It also can be due to other causes such as use of steroids, oral contraceptives. It may also be genetic

How do I know if I have gum disease? :

  • Bad breath
  • Red or swollen gums
  • Tender or bleeding gums
  • Painful chewing
  • Loose teeth
  • Sensitive teeth
  • Receding gums or longer appearing teeth
  • Taste of salty pus in mouth

Different forms of gum treatment :