There are a number of signs to be on the lookout for that can indicate that your oral health is not what it should be. If you notice any of the following symptoms of gum disease, then you should visit your dentist to have a proper diagnosis and receive advice about how you should treat it:
The gums are bleeding
The pink gums turn red
You experience pain when you chew your food
You have bad breath all the time
The gums begin to shrink
There are several ways in which gum disease may be treated and the appropriate treatment for you will depend on the extent of the condition and your own medical history.
Gum disease is caused by the bacteria that flourish in your mouth after you eat and the food particles that are leftover. When the bacteria interact with your saliva, it causes a sticky, yellow substance …