Recognizing the Symptoms of Gum Disease

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Several health risks associated with damage to your teeth and gums can be derived from periodontal care. If for any reason you have suffered an affection to your gum tissues, periodontal disease will be present. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, can produce several oral health risks that can damage both your gums and your teeth. To help protect your smile from the risk of gum disease, always look for the signs and symptoms of its presence.

Enhancing your smile includes being aware of any potential risks to your gums. Oftentimes, we think about what we need to do to take care of our teeth, but we neglect our gums as well. When focusing on your oral hygiene routine every day including brushing, make sure to brush your gums as well, as debris and plaque can also lead to gum disease.

Gum disease is a condition in which you are suffering from a gum tissue infection that can arise at all times in your life. Because of the risks associated with gum disease, it is important to make sure that is treated as soon as possible. Symptoms of gum disease include various indications and clues early on, including signs of pus or sores or extreme swelling and inflammation within your gum tissue. Furthermore, if you are bleeding or your gums are bleeding easily when you eat or when you brush or floss, it could be a sign of infection within your gum tissue.

No matter the periodontal care you are in need of, Dr. David Darany and our team are here to help you in every way we can. If you would like to set up an appointment with Periodontic and Implantology Associates in Dearborn, Farmington Hills, Wyandotte, or Milford, MI, please call us at 248-851-1034 to speak with a member of our team.