Doctors for Tender Gums in Sobermutt Galli, Hubli-Dharwad
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Tender Gums is a common and mild form of gum disease (periodontal disease) that causes irritation, redness and swelling (inflammation) of your gums.Signs and symptoms include:
Soft, puffy gums
Occasionally, tender gums
Gums that bleed easily when you brush or floss, sometimes seen as redness or pinkness on your brush or floss
A change in the color of your gums from a healthy pink to dusky red
HOW IS TENDER GUMS DIAGNOSED?
Dentists perform a complete examination of the teeth and gums while diagnosing Tender Gums. The doctor may look for symptoms of gingivitis and other gum related issues. They may even look for blisters or boils. In some cases, tissue from the affected area is taken for microscopic examination
HOW IS TENDER GUMS TREATED?
The best way to treat gum disease is to practise good oral hygiene, although additional dental and medical treatments are sometimes necessary which include:
• Scale and polish
• Root planning
• periodontal surgery.
Mouthwash containing chlorhexidine or hydrogen peroxide may be prescribed. Paracetamol and ibuprofen are the most commonly prescribed painkillers.
DID YOU KNOW?
Gum infections do tend to get more serious with time and eventually they may also lead to loss of teeth, loose teeth and other similar issues.