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Gum disease, otherwise known, as gingivitis is a form of periodontal disease, which is an inflammation and infection that destroys the tissues that support the teeth, including the gums.
Many adults suffer from this disease, the onset of which normally occurs around the ages of 30- 40 years. It is reported that around 70% of adults will suffer from gum disease at some point in their lives.
There are a number of symptoms; the major ones being:
There are many different reasons for the cause of gum disease; the primary ones being:
So, with this in mind, and given the alarming statistics, it is important to know how to avoid getting gum disease. See more information about the cause.
If you don’t want bad breath, swollen gums, or sensitive teeth, and want to reduce your chances of losing your teeth as a result of gum disease, there are some steps that you can take to avoid getting gum disease.
If you suspect you have gum disease, visit your dentist for a checkup. Your dentist will be able to offer you procedures to treat your gums and can also advise you on how to look after your gums properly. Click here for gum treatments in Bishop’s Stortford.
Hockerill Dental is a part of the Perfect Practices chain, with the flagship practice being The Perfect Smile based in Hertfordshire. Find out more.
Surrey Ambulance is now Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust.
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