Do you have bleeding gums?A lot of people think, bleeding during brushing is normal, and that getting periodontal disease is just a part of getting older. Gum disease can start at a young age due to insufficient and improper hygiene. The first sign of early gum disease (gingivitis) is bleeding. The areas that are bleeding during brushing should be given further attention and should be well cleaned. If not, periodontal pockets will start to form with a time. Read more
What is gum disease?
Inflammation of gums, such as gingivitis or periodontal disease represent infection of the gums, which may eventually lead to tooth loss. Bacteria from dental plaque reproduce and cause inflammation of gums. Over time, periodontal pockets are forming which are loosening teeth and in the late stages of disease, teeth can even fall out. Gums can be painful and they can bleed spontaneously or during brushing. There are several ways to facilitate such pain, but the most important thing is, to eliminate the cause of pain and not just to alleviate it. Bellow are described some techniques to alleviate the pain.Read more