Gum Disease - All about Symptoms, Risk and Treatment

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Published on July 17, 2014

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Gum Disease: All about Symptoms, Risk and Treatment : Gum Disease: All about Symptoms, Risk and Treatment Mangan Dental Group - Dr. Steve Mangan 2011 North Van Buren Street, Little Rock, AR 72207 Introduction: Introduction Gum disease is the swelling, pain or infection of the tissues supporting the teeth. Gingivitis & periodontal disease are two types of gum disease. PowerPoint Presentation: Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums while Periodontitis means inflammation around the tooth. Both are a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue & bone that supports the tooth. What Is Periodontal Disease? : What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal diseases are infections of the structures around the teeth These include the gums, the cementum that covers the root and the alveolar bone. In the earliest stage of periodontal disease the infection affects only the gums. Diseases are the causal cause of tooth loss in adults & children. Periodontal: Periodontal What Is gingivitis Disease? : What Is gingivitis Disease? Gingivitis means inflammation of the gums. In gingivitis, the gums become red, swollen and can bleed easily. It is a mild form of gum disease that can usually be reversed with daily brushing & flossing. gingivitis: gingivitis   What causes gum disease?:   What causes gum disease? Gum disease is mostly caused by improper oral hygiene which allows bacteria in plaque and calculus to remain on the teeth and infect the gums. But there are other factors that increase the risk of developing gingivitis. Risk factors : Hormonal changes in females Diabetes Cancer Genetics Symptoms of gum disease include: Symptoms of gum disease include Red or swollen gums Tender or bleeding gums Painful chewing Loose teeth Sensitive teeth Treatments for Gum Disease : Treatments for Gum Disease The finest way to treat gum disease is to practice good oral hygiene, although additional dental and medical treatments are occasionally essential. These treatment are two types surgical & Non surgical. Depending on the stage of disease the treatment is applied. : Non-surgical Treatments for Gum Disease Includes Professional dental cleaning Scaling and root planning Surgical Treatments for Gum Disease Includes Flap surgery/pocket reduction surgery Bone grafts Soft tissue grafts Guided tissue regeneration PowerPoint Presentation: Thank You Mangan Dental Group - Dr. Steve Mangan 2011 North Van Buren Street, Little Rock, AR 72207 (501) 666-1188 http://www.mangandental.com

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