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Tue, 04 Dec 2012 00:00:00 -0500Gum disease is actually a form of periodontal disease. This uncomfortable disease has an effect on over 55 per cent of grown ups. You should fully grasp that this is the primary phase of a more dangerous gum disease, thus if you discover blood on your tooth brush you'll need to discover effective approaches to dispose of this illness.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400It should be evident by reading the section regarding gum disease that gingivitis is fairly common. However, periodontitis - the more serious classification of gum disease - occurs once the disease has spread from the gums to the surrounding tissues. Periodontitis is gum disease that has progressed and swelling and infection have gone beyond the gums into the area around them. This is the largest reason of the loss of adult teeth.
Tue, 06 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Receding gums are a normal part of the aging process. Gums recede for a number of different reasons. It could be due to genetics, but it may also be caused by harsh brushing, or 'toothbrush abrasion', as well as 'periodontal' or gum disease.
Wed, 30 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400As we go through life, sooner or later we will experience some sort of health problem, whether it be through heredity or other factors. Some diseases will burst forth without warning, others can go on progressively without our knowledge. Gum disease is one that fits in both categories. It starts out silent and before we know it, we have a mouthful of problems. Over 70 per cent of the population has gum disease issues. For the most part, gum disease is usually considered a localized disease. Not to worry, a trip to the dentist will fix everything. This is not always the case.
Thu, 29 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400The common symptoms of gum disease are that a person suffers from red, swollen gums, teeth become loose and the space between the teeth also widens. The person also suffers from chronic bad breath, receding gums and bleeding while brushing or flossing.
Fri, 28 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500Gum disease can be a potential wrecker, not only to your aesthetic worth but also to your lifestyle. Although many might think it's a small thing, imagine having to go through the entire day with a nagging gum defect that can be painful and distracting at the same time.
Fri, 06 Jun 2008 00:00:00 -0400Gingivitis or gum disease is caused by bacteria in your mouth. You cant get rid of those germs forever; theyre just a fact of life as a human being. These bacteria feed upon the same things we do, literally the things we eat and drink. They hide in all the little nooks and crannies inside your mouth, even below the gum line. When you brush, you clean out some of those germs, but you cant reach all of them.
Sun, 04 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gum tissue due to a build of plaque or tartar around the gumline and if treated can be reversed. If left untreated gingivitis can lead to periodontitis which is far more serious and is irreversible but can be stopped from progressing any further. If you think you may have gingivitis it is important you go to your dentist.
Thu, 01 May 2008 00:00:00 -0400An abscess is a collection of pus. Pus is a thick fluid that usually contains white blood cells, dead tissue and bacteria (germs). The usual cause of an abscess is an infection with bacteria. A dental abscess is an infection in the centre of a tooth which spreads through the tooth to infect supporting bone and other nearby tissues. Dental abscess is common. It may develop as a complication of tooth decay (caries), or from an infection in the gums.
Fri, 25 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400Brush, brush, brush. Do it at least twice a day with a soft toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. Although brushing and flossing are equally important, brushing eliminates only the plaque from the surfaces of the teeth that the brush can reach. Flossing, on the other hand, removes plaque from in between the teeth and under the gumline.
Wed, 25 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400Quite often Price referred to the high number of "rheumatic group lesions" which resulted from dental infections. That terminology produced some confusion as it placed extreme emphasis on rheumatism and arthritis.
Sat, 21 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400Not only should these foci sources be repeatedly considered by heart disease patients and their doctors, but also by the average person, for the oral cavity environment is a daily possible source of bacteria which can threaten body organs or tissues.
Mon, 16 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400Some people tend to take bleeding gums as a natural result of brushing their teeth. However, this can be an indication of a much more serious condition that can put your dental health at risk!
Mon, 19 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400Until recently periodontitis was thought to affect only structures in the mouth. However contemporary research has found that it is an important cause of chronic systemic inflammation, heart disease, diabetes, premature and underweight babies and possibly several other diseases. The timeous treatment of dental disease can make a significant contribution to the prevention of heart disease and stroke.
Wed, 07 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500Actually, more than 75 per cent of Americans over 35 have some form of gum disease and it's time to sound the alarm on one of the most common diseases around. Dr. Chris Kammer, Wisconsin: Sadly, most people think that it's normal when gums bleed. Well it's not! If you washed your hands and they started to bleed, wouldn't you get a little worried? Of course you would, yet most people don't get worried about bleeding gums because no one is telling them it is serious gum disease that could be deadly!
Sat, 18 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500Do you consider yourself to be relatively healthy? If so, can gum disease affect you? Absolutely, gum disease is no respecter of persons. A healthy person is likely to be affected by gum disease just the same as the next person.
Sat, 04 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500Have you ever wanted to know the difference between periodontal disease and gum disease? Well, they are one in the same. The word periodontal means "around the tooth." Gum (periodontal) disease is a series of chronic bacterial infections that destroy the tissues and supporting bones surrounding your teeth.
Sun, 29 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400There are lots and lots of natural gum disease remedies readily available. Using natural gum disease remedies will not only give fast healing process, it will also provide better oral health care.
Sat, 28 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400If you think that smoking has effect on the heart and lung only, you better think again. Recent studies have proved that smoking and gum disease are connected. Although the connection of smoking and gum disease is very well known, experts had just recently done a national study to prove the connection between smoking and gum disease.
Mon, 23 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400Periodontal disease is a series of chronic bacterial infections that damage the tissues and supporting bones surrounding the teeth. It could be isolated to just one tooth or affect several teeth. There are several stages of periodontal disease and the earlier it is detected the easier that it is to treat.
Fri, 20 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400The main source of periodontal disease: is bacterial plaque, a tacky, colorless film that continuously forms on your teeth. Anyhow, factors like the following also strike the condition of your gums.
Mon, 16 Oct 2006 00:00:00 -0400Do you have healthy gums? Most people would say that they do. To that I ask, do you know what gum disease looks like? Most would hesitate on an answer. Healthy gums are pink or coral in color which is easy enough to identify. And to those who pay attention, in the beginning stages of gum disease you will notice swelling and reddening of the gums.
Fri, 25 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400Although it sounds sinister, periodontal disease is really just the scientific name for gum disease. But make no mistake about it, gum disease is sinister and it can lead to tissue loss, teeth falling out, and even infections within the heart itself.
Wed, 02 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400There's a lot of gingivitis going around. Some estimates show that almost all adults will at one time or another suffer from this gum condition. Other suggest that as many as 80 per cent of the population have at this very minute at least some symptoms of gingivitis. Whatever the true number, it's clear that the problem of gum disease is a chronic problem for many people.