Doctors for Gingivitis in Itigatti Village, Hubli-Dharwad
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Gingivitis is the inflammation of the gums that is usually a result of a bacterial infection. When left untreated, the condition can cause the gums to leave the teeth leading to loss of teeth. The symptoms include red, swollen gums that can bleed when you brush your teeth. Loose teeth, pain while chewing, increased sensitivity, foul breath are other symptoms.
HOW IS GINGIVITIS DIAGNOSED?
Dentists perform a thorough dental examination and evaluate the symptoms. Dentists use a small ruler to check for inflammation. A periodontist is referred to for further diagnosis of Gingivitis.
HOW IS GINGIVITIS TREATED?
Treatments begin with a deep cleaning of your teeth, antibiotic medications along with surgery, in case of need. Oral antibiotics and antibiotic mouthwashes are prescribed for regular use. A flap surgery may be recommended in severe cases when the gums are lifted to clean the plaque and then sutured back.
DID YOU KNOW?
Lasers may remove tartar with less pain and bleeding than scaling and root planing.