What Are the Stages of Periodontal Disease?
Gum disease can be prevented with regular flossing, brushing, and visiting your dentist once every six months. If plaque is not properly removed from your teeth, it will increase and release toxins that will further damage your gums. There are also two stage of periodontal disease, both of which are provided below:
Gum Infection Symptoms
Can’t remember your last dental checkup? There are a number of symptoms that may help you determine whether or not you have a gum infection. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms below, we recommend that you see your dentist immediately to prevent any more damage.
- Bleeding gums
- Gums have reddened, become tender, and are swollen
- Gums are beginning to pull away from your teeth
- Bad breath
- Unpleasant taste
- Pus forming between your teeth and gums
- Loose permanent teeth
- Changes with how your teeth fit together when you bite
- Changes with the fit of your partial dentures