Treatment of gum

Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection of the gums and tissues supporting your teeth. They reach 75% of adults aged 40 and and are most often caused by the buildup of plaque and tartar when your teeth are not maintained with sufficient frequency.
Both courses are: gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis affects only the gums. It is a mild form of periodontal disease, and may well be cured if treated in time. If left untreated, it moving towards what we call periodontitis. That's when a more advanced stage destructive when bacteria enter deep gingival pockets, and can lead to tooth loss and health problems related.
People at risk:
  • if your hygiene is poor
  • you smoke or chew tobacco
  • you have heart disease, respiratory, diabetes, osteoporosis
  • family history
  • you are pregnant or think
  • taking the following medications: steroids, anti-cancer
  • contraceptives oral anti-epileptic drugs, calcium channel blocker
Pay special attention if you notice:
  • teeth move or split
  • not squeeze more teeth in the same way
  • partial dentures are not fitting
  • recurrent redness, swelling, tenderness, edema of the gums
  • bleeding gums while brushing teeth
  • gums recede from teeth (recession), giving them the appearance of being longer