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Gum Diseases

Gum disease is an affection of the soft tissues that surround your tooth and bones that support it. This disease is mainly caused by poor oral hygiene. However, there are other factors such as family history, smoking, medications, hormonal changes and hard to clean teeth (crooked, overlapped and crowded teeth) that may contribute to its occurrence.

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    Plaque is a sticky, colourless or pale yellow, layer of bacteria that forms on your teeth, between teeth and along gum line when food, saliva and fluids combine together. If not removed on time, accumulated plaque hardens to form tartar (calculus) that coats the teeth with yellow or brown hard to remove deposit and also ...
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  • Bad Breadth (Halitosis)
    Bad breath also known as halitosis is an oral condition that is associated with unpleasant odor or taste on the mouth. The smell can come from your mouth or teeth and, this can be temporarily or chronic condition. While using gums, mints and mouthwashes help getting rid of halitosis. They do so temporarily however, if you ...
  • What To Do if You Have Gum DiseaseWhat To Do if You Have Gum Disease
    Gum disease starts slowly revealing itself in forms of soft, tender, swollen, red gums that bleed easily, sensitivity to hot or cold drinks, and toothache and if left untreated, advance very fast causing cavities, badly decayed teeth, receding gums, tooth loss and bad breath. The most annoying thing is that apart from the initial alert of ...
  • Receding Gums: Symptoms and CausesReceding Gums: Symptoms and Causes
    Receding Gums Receding gums is a condition that makes the edge of tissue/gums surrounding your teeth to wear off and exposing the tooth’s root. This makes the root of the tooth to be exposed and can cause all sorts of dental medical conditions raging from tooth sensitivity, pain and even loss of teeth if not treated ...
  • Sensitive Teeth: Causes and SolutionsSensitive Teeth: Causes and Solutions
    Sensitive teeth is an oral condition that is characterized by toothache, sharp pain when the root of the tooth is exposed to cold and hot foods, or sweets and acidic foods or cold air. Sensitivity comes and goes over time, it can occur in one tooth or more teeth at the same time and, it can ...
  • Best Electric Toothbrush for Gingivitis 2020Best Electric Toothbrush for Gingivitis 2020
    Here are the best electric toothbrush for gingivitis 2020? Are your gums red, swollen and bleeding when brushing? Choosing one of these best gingivitis electric toothbrushes reviewed below will help you to fix these early sign of gum disease in up to 2 weeks time. They include soft brush heads, sensitive/gum care cleaning mode, 2 ...
  • Top 5 Best Electric Toothbrush for Sensitive Teeth 2020Top 5 Best Electric Toothbrush for Sensitive Teeth 2020
    What is the best electric toothbrush for sensitive teeth 2020? Find a detailed review of the top 5 best sensitive teeth electric in 2020. What they all have in common is: Include sensitive and or gum care brush heads with soft bristles to help you brush your teeth gently. Sensitive and or gum care cleaning modes to ...
  • Periodontal Disease: Causes Symptoms and TreatmentPeriodontal Disease: Causes Symptoms and Treatment
    Periodontal disease is the infection of the bone surrounding the teeth. Its early stage is called ‘gingivitis’, an infection of the gums around the teeth.  Periodontitis is quite common with 47% of over 30 years old adults in US have it. It not common among kids but taking good control of it involves learning good ...
  • How to Get Rid of GingivitisHow to Get Rid of Gingivitis
    There are many ways of treating gingivitis gum disease ranging from using home remedies to professional cleaning. While some of these techniques can be practice alone to heal gingivitis, others need a combination of one or more ways. Let us explore the most recommended ways to see which one is the better one to go ...
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    Tooth scaling and root planing (SRP) also called deep cleaning is a non surgical technique to treating periodontal disease (advanced form of gum disease). It includes scaling which aimed at removing accumulated dental plaque and tartar above and below the gum line and root planing for smoothing the tooth root where bacteria meet. The procedure can ...
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    A gum graft is one of the simple and quickest ways of fixing damaged gum, due to gum recession. It is one of the most recommended best treatments for receding gums out there. As gums recede, they expose the teeth and its roots underneath causing damage to the supporting bone, teeth sensitivity to cold and ...
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    The receding gum is sign of gum disease. It occurs when a gap or pockets develop between the teeth and the gum line exposing the root of the tooth to infection, decay and loss. It is a common dental problem, it can occur to both children and adults of all ages. The problem of gum recession starts because ...
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    Coconut oil for receding gums is of the debatable topic in the oral care industry. The main arising questions tend to be ‘can coconut oil stop receding gums from receding further, can it fix the damaged part by helping gums grow back? Can it cure the periodontal disease, the main cause of receding gums? The ...
  • Sensitive Teeth-vs-Sensitive GumsSensitive Teeth-vs-Sensitive Gums
    When it comes to the mouth, the gums and teeth are two major cogs in the engine. It’s quite easy taking for granted the essential function they perform-that is, till your mouth begins experiencing excruciating pain. Whether you are having sensitive teeth or sensitive gums, either of them is a recipe for oral discomfort. But ...
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    Here are the best electric toothbrush for receding gums 2020?. These toothbrushes are the most recommended electric toothbrushes for stopping receding gums from receding further. They can reverse bleeding, inflamed, swollen gums in just two weeks. However, if you have developed deep pockets, make up your mind to see your dentist for treatment.  The condition ...

References:

https://www.webmd.com/oral-health/features/gums-problems-gingivitis#1

https://www.perio.org/consumer/types-gum-disease.html

https://www.nidcr.nih.gov/health-info/gum-disease/more-info

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