Doctors for Gingivitis in Yattingudda, Hubli-Dharwad
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Gingivitis is basically the inflammation of the gum that eventually leads to bacterial infection because of pus and swelling. The most common signs of the same are inflammation in the area or swelling along with bleeding from the gum, pain, redness, trouble in chewing food, sensitive teeth, foul smell from the mouth that doesn't tend to go away after brushing too.
HOW IS GINGIVITIS DIAGNOSED?
The dentist will examine the mouth and teeth and look for soft, swollen, red-purple gums. The gums are most often painless or mildly tender. The dentist will use a probe to closely examine the gums in order to determine if it is gingivitis or periodontitis. Dental x-rays may be done to see if the disease has spread to the supporting structures of the teeth.
HOW IS GINGIVITIS TREATED?
One must practice proper oral hygiene to treat gingivitis. One should also cut back on any smoking and control diabetes. Other treatments include deep cleaning of teeth, antibiotic medications, and surgery.
DID YOU KNOW?
Smoking and chewing tobacco are leading causes of Gingivitis