Periodontal disease or gum disease starts with bacterial growth in your mouth and lack of proper treatment may lead to further complicated problems.
Gum disease is the main reason for tooth loss and it is common in adults however most people are not aware of the disease due to being painless in the early stages.
According to latest researches; there may be a connection between periodontal disease and other diseases such as stroke, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and increased risk during pregnancy.
If you have any of the following symptoms, you need to schedule an appointment with your dentist ASAP:
- Unexpected Bleeding
- Pain, Swelling, Tenderness and Redness
- Bad breath
- Loose or shifting teeth
- Receding gum and long-looking teeth
Regular dental check-up, good oral hygiene with a balanced diet can keep you away from developing periodontal disease.