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Best Homeopathic Medicines For Pyorrhea

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
Best Homeopathic Medicines For Pyorrhea
What is Pyorrhea?
Pyorrhea, also known as periodontitis, is inflammation and destruction of the tissues and bone surrounding the teeth. Periodontitis mainly begins with gingivitis. Gingivitis refers to inflammation of gums as a result of plaque formation due to poor oral hygiene. Gingivitis, when left untreated, leads to periodontitis. Gingivitis is a milder form of the disease and in gingivitis, no irreversible changes take place. However, persistent gingivitis leads to formation of deep pockets between the gums and teeth. These pockets get filled with plaque and bacteria over time and start to damage the tissue and bone surrounding and supporting the teeth. Eventually, the teeth lose their grip and fall off.

Symptoms of Pyorrhea:
Symptoms of pyorrhea include swollen gums, pain and tenderness of gums, red/purple gums, bleeding gums, spitting of blood after brushing, bad breath, metallic taste in the mouth, receding gums and loose teeth in sockets.

Treating Gum Disease With Homeopathy:
Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat gum disease but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several remedies are available to treat gum disease that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment of gum disease:

Merc Sol: This is one of the best homeopathic medicines for pyorrhea. It is used when symptoms such as swollen, bleeding, and tender gums are experienced. The gums are likely to turn bluish red. A metallic taste in the mouth and foul breath are also indicated. An increase in saliva is another likely symptom, along with loosening of teeth in the sockets.
Carbo Veg: This homeopathic medicine is used for treating pyorrhea, especially in cases where there is gum bleeding after cleaning the teeth. The gums are receding and become blackish in color. Toothache is also experienced, which worsens when you chew food. A sour, bitter taste may be felt in the mouth.
Kreosotum: This medicine is effective for treating teeth and its surrounding structures in case of pyorrhea. It is ideal for use when symptoms such as puffy, bluish gums, and foul odor from the mouth are observed. Bleeding of dark blood is also indicated. Teeth may become decayed or turn dark and crumbly. Kreosotum is beneficial in treating such symptoms associated with pyorrhea.
Phosphorus: This is another important homeopathic medicine used for the treatment of pyorrhea. It is useful in cases of pyorrhea when gum bleeding occurs easily. It is an effective anti-hemorrhagic medicine. Gum pain and soreness are also likely in such cases. The pain worsens by both heat and cold. Pain in the teeth may also occur along with gum pain.
Lachesis: This medicine is used for curing pyorrhea when there is a swelling of the cheeks along with other symptoms. The gums become dark purple in color and swell up immensely. Burning along with a coppery taste in the mouth is also experienced, which is a unique symptom. The tooth pain is likely to extend into the ears.

There are homeopathic medicines meant for curing pyorrhea occurring from various factors, with different symptoms. However, it is important for you to consult a homeopathic practitioner before taking any of these medicines. This is because homeopathy does not work the same for all people, in spite of similar symptoms, and only a licensed doctor will know about the best medicine that will suit your purpose.

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Dental Implants for Missing Teeth

BDS, Masters in Immediate Loading Implants, Digital Smile Degin , Fellowship in Implantology
Dentist, Gurgaon
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Detail and advantages of Dental Implant procedure

Hello, everyone. I am doctor Aman Ahuja. I am an implantology and a digital smile specialist working in Gurgaon. Today I am going to tell you about problems associated with missing teeth. Generally we think that the once the teeth are is extracted and probably once all the pain is gone and there is no other problem but the real thing is that the problem starts once you get the teeth extracted. Yes it is true. Once you get your teeth extracted the real problem starts then. What are the problems associated with missing teeth is my main topic for today. If you see to the video nearby. If you see the problems associated with missing teeth this video will explain you the details. Once teeth are missing any particular teeth in any part of your jaw.

For example if a lower molar is missing as you can see in the video over a period of time from 5 to 10 years you will see that the adjacent teeth will try to take its place and slowly they become bad. You will see the way the other teeth are coming and trying to take its place. Sorry over a period of time there will be four logement and ultimately your 3 teeth become loose because of just missing teeth. It is just like if you remove a brick from a wall, the whole world becomes weak. The same happens. Over a period of time if can observe some mild pain in few cases. So what is the perfect? How can we prevent this damage because of missing teeth. In this video we will give you the two solutions of a missing teeth.

Gone days when we used to give denture removable dentures and things like that. Hair we have the two solutions or fix teeth. As you can see in both cases we have one thing this is the implant option. Implant goes into the bone followed by the abutment along with a fixed teeth or a Crown it is cemented are screwed. So this is once a best solution that is dental implant. Once we decide we have to go for dental implants main question arises like does implant suits me? Can I go for dental implant? Is it painful? Lots of questions in your mind. All you need to do is take one x-ray and visit your dentist. The dentist will observe the quality of your Bone and will suggest you about the dental implant which will sort you.

Once you take your x-ray to the dentist he will observe the quality of the bone, your medical conditions and then you can proceed with the dental implant procedure. How many implants are required for you that can be assessed after we observe the X-ray. As lese as six implants can support one job for one individual teeth one implant can support. So how long will be the duration that exactly can be assessed after we observe your x-ray.

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Clove and its Benefits in Relieving Tooth Pain

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Naturopathy & Yoga - NDDY
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
Clove and its Benefits in Relieving Tooth Pain
Clove is a commonly known spice, which is native to the Asian cuisine. They are dried flower buds of a tree from the family of Myrtaceae. These buds are known to be harvested originally in Maluku Islands in Indonesia. The cloves are aromatic and is known to lend a sweet and earthy flavor to food. Historically, cloves have been used both for culinary and medicinal uses. As a culinary spice, clove is used in meat dishes, curries, drinks and marinades. It is widely used in Indian, Chinese, African and South Asian cuisine.

Cloves have amazing medicinal properties. The bud has been widely recognized as a wonder bud packed with health benefits. In India, cloves are an important element of Ayurvedic medicine. It s warm and soothing properties are beneficial for treating digestive tract problems. Clove oil is used in aromatherapy and can also be used as an ant repellent, due to its strong smell.

Clove oil is extracted from cloves and contains a chemical compound called Eugenol. This compound not only lends aroma to the spice, but also possesses analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic and anesthetic properties. It is for this reason, clove oil is used extensively in dentistry as an anodyne (A pain reliever). Its antiseptic and antibacterial properties are beneficial in treating infections and its anesthetic qualities are extremely helpful in relieving pain.

In painful teeth conditions like an abscessed tooth, infections, gum disease or even cavities, toothache can range from mild to sharp shooting and almost unbearable pain. The patient suffering from such conditions is usually put on antibiotics, thus, it is wise to recommend using Ayurvedic clove oil or Eugenol oil as it is commonly known for its pain relief properties. Eugenol helps in providing relief from pain by arresting the nerve tissues, causing a local anesthetic effect. However, it is strongly advised to use clove oil only under the guidance of a dentist.

Since Clove oil can alter blood sugar levels and is warm in nature and is not recommended for patients suffering from diabetes or bleeding disorders. Caution must be exercised as overuse of clove oil can cause nerve damage. If using at home, it is better to mix 2 to 3 drops of the clove oil along with half a teaspoon of olive oil and then apply the mixture to the painful area. The oil can also be applied using a cotton ball on the painful tooth with the help of tweezers; however, it is important that one should not keep the oil for more than 10 seconds on the affected area. It is also important not to swallow any oil as it can be harmful for your health. Drinking clove tea or chewing a clove till it releases its oil is much safer and effective way to use it, than using a clove oil.

So, next time you have a toothache, do not suffer. Try this medicinal gift, but stay safe.
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Toothache: 7 Best Homeopathic Remedies for it!

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Toothache: 7 Best Homeopathic Remedies for it!
Odontalgia or severe toothache is characterized by extreme pain or inflammation of the tooth and its surrounding areas. The excruciating pain that you might experience may stem as a result of gum infection, tooth decay, infection of the dental pulp, abscess and due to certain other reasons like extraction or filling of the teeth. Another key reason for extreme toothache is the fact that a number of heart problems, such as myocardial infarction and angina tend to affect your dental health negatively.

While some toothaches might occur sporadically, they might pose a danger against your overall well-being in the long run, if the condition is left untreated. Homeopathy can serve as the perfect antidote to your toothache problems and its effects are noted to be significantly higher when it comes down to the question of long-term consumption. Here is a list of homeopathic medications that might prove to be a pain alleviator for your dental complications:

Hepar Sulph and Silicea: Root abscess responds positively, to both Hepar Sulph and Silicea. For fever accompanied with occasional chills due to severe toothache, Hepar Sulph is considered to be the perfect remedy and tends to significantly decrease the level of swelling and pain. On the other hand, if your face swells and there is an incidence of gum inflammation, Silicea must be used to numb the effects of root abscess.
Plantago: Plantago is noted to be the most commonly prescribed medicine for toothaches and for treating sensitivity. The pain extending to the ears from the teeth receives maximum relief due to the effects of Plantago. It might have to be taken internally or applied externally depending on the severity of the toothache and its accompanying conditions.
Staphysagria: Sensitivity is best taken care of by Staphysagria and resolves the problem of worsening of toothache, when any drink or food is consumed. Bleeding gums and excess salivation is also another aspect that is looked after by Staphysagria.
Arnica: Tooth extraction and filling may often lead to the consequence of nerve-wrecking pain in the gums and the affected area. For this, Arnica is prescribed to assuage the nerve pain and must be taken in along with Hypericum, another homeopathy medicine, for best results.
Merc Sol: Problems of halitosis and excessive salivation that tend to occur simultaneously with toothaches can be solved by a dosage of Merc Sol. Bleeding gums, looseness of teeth and sensitivity are all taken care of by the same medication.
Hecla Lava: For jaw swells along with toothache, you must always opt for Hecla Lava. The effect is instantaneous and relieves both swelling and pain.
Chamomilla: Chamomilla serves as the best remedial homeopathic medicine for easing heat sensitivity that is likely to worsen the existing toothache. Drinks and food, either hot or cold, can then be consumed easily because of the numbing effect of this medicine.
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Teeth Pain Solution in hindi - दांत दर्द का इलाज

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lakhimpur Kheri
Teeth Pain Solution in hindi - दांत दर्द का इलाज
दोस्तों वैसे तो दांत में दर्द का होना एक आम समस्या मानी जाती है, लेकिन जब जिसे दाँत में दर्द होता है तो मानो उसकी जान ही निकल जाती है। इस दर्द के कारण ठीक से बोल पाना भी मुश्किल हो जाता है। कभी कभी ज्यादा दर्द होने की वजह से खाने पीने में भी कठिनाइयाँ होती है। अक्सर हम चाहते हैं कि दांत मोती जैसे चमकदार, सुंदर हों पर दर्द सहने वाले को ही मजबूत दांत की एहमियत मालूम होती है। इसलिए तो हर विज्ञापनों में हर बार स्वस्थ मसूडें, मजबूत दांत की बात कही जती है। पर आपको एक बात का ध्यान देना होगा कि केवल किसी अच्छे टूथपेस्ट का इस्तेमाल ही काफी नही स्वस्थ दांतों के लिए। बल्कि मजबूत स्वस्थ दांत के लिए आपको रखने होते हैं दांतो का खास ख्याल। दांतों को स्वस्थ रखने के लिए सफाई के साथ ही जरूरी है कैल्शियम और प्रोटीन से भरे आहार की पर्याप्तता।

जबकी आम तौर पर लोग अपने दाँतों की सुरक्षा पर ध्यान नही देते है। जिससे विभिन्न स्थितयों में दांत में दर्द होने लगता है जो कई बार असहनीय हो जाता है।
खट्टा, मीठा, ठंडा या गर्म चीज़ खाने या पीने से कमजोर अस्वस्थ दाँतों में दर्द उभरता है।
दाँतों में बैक्टीरिया होने पर इन्फेक्शन की वजह से दर्द होने लगता है।
ज्यादातर कैल्शियम की कमी से या फिर दांत को ठीक से साफ़ ना करने की वजह से दांतों में बैक्टीरिया लग जाते है, जिसकी वजह से दांत में दर्द होने लगता है।
हम में से ज्यादातर लोग दांत दर्द होने पर फौरन डेंटिस्ट के पास जाना पसंद करते हैं। पर बहुत से लोगों के बजट में नही होता कि हर बार डेंटिस्ट के पास जाया जाए या के बार डेंटिस्ट भी सही मौके पर अवेलेबल नहीं होते जिसकी वजह से दर्द सहने का ही विकल्प रह जाता है। पर अब चिंता करने की जरूरत नहीं दांत में दर्द हो तक डेंटिस्ट को दिखाने या दर्द सहने के अलावा आपके पास है तीसरा विकल्प जो सबसे बेहतर है जो हम आपको बताएंगे। जी हां हैम बताएंगे ऐसे घरेलू नुस्खे जिसे अपनाने से आपको दांत दर्द में मिलेगा झटपट आराम।
इलाज करने से पहले ध्यान दें

जब दांत दर्द हो तब मीठे पदार्थ खाने या पीने से परहेज करें क्योंकि ये बैकटीरिया, जर्म्स, जीवाणु इत्यादि को और बढ़ावा देते है जिनसे आपकी तकलीफ और बढ सकती है।
बताए गए घरेलू उपचारों से दाँत दर्द कम न हो तो डॉक्टर को दिखाएं।
घरेलू उपचार अस्थाई दांत दर्द या मामूली दांत दर्द के लिए होते हैं। अगर आपको जिंजीवाईटीज जैसी दांत की कोई समस्या हो तो दवाईयाँ अथवा डाक्टरी निरीक्षण जरुरी हो जाता है।
दाँतो के दर्द का घरेलू इलाज

दोस्तों नीचे दिए गए सभी तरीकों में से कोई भी तरीका अपनाने से आप तुरंत अपने दाँतों के दर्द से छुटकारा पा सकते है और इसका कोई नुकसान या साइड इफ़ेक्ट भी नही होता है।
1. आंवला और कपूर
दाँत में कीड़ा लगा होने के कारण यदि दाँतों में दर्द हो तो आँवले के रस में जरा-सा कपूर मिलाकर दाँत पर लगा लें। या कपूर में तिल का तेल मिलाकर पेस्ट बनाएं और उस पेस्ट से दर्द वाली जगह पर मालिश करें। ऐसा करने से फौरन दांत दर्द से राहत मिलेगी।

2. प्याज
दाँत में दर्द या मसूढ़ों में दर्द होने पर प्याज का टुकड़ा उस जगह रख के दबा लें, ऐसा करने से दाँत दर्द दूर हो जाता है।

3. नीम और नमक
नीम के उबले पानी में ज़रा सा सेंधा नमक डालकर कुल्ला करें इससे दाँतो के दर्द में आराम मिलेगा।

4. हींग
चुटकी भर हीं दर्द वाले दांत या दर्द वाले मसूढ़ों पर दबा कर कुछ देर रखें। या हल्दी और हींग दोनों को पीसकर ज़रा सा पानी डालकर गोली बनाएं और उस। गोली को दुखते दाँत के नीचे रखकर दबा ले, ऐसा करने से दाँत दर्द में राहत मिलेगी।

5. सरसो का तेल
दांत में तेज दर्द हो रहा हो तो दर्द वाली जगह पर सरसों के तेल में पिसी हल्दी और नमक अच्छे से मिक्स करके लगाएं। इससे दांत दर्द में तुरन्त आराम मिलेगा।

6. अदरक
अदरक के गुणों से हम सभी वाकिफ होते हैं और इसके बहुउपयोगी गुणों में एक गुण है दांत दर्द से राहत दिलाना। अदरक पावडर को आप पानी के साथ मिलाकर पेस्ट बना लें। पेस्ट को दाँतों में लगाने से मिनटों में दर्द कम हो जाएगा। अगर आप यह भी करना नहीं चाहते हैं तो अदरक को चबाकर खाने से उसका रस दर्द वाले जगह पर लगने से भी राहत मिलती है। इसके अलावा अदरक का एन्टीबैक्टिरीअल गुण छोटे-मोटे घाव, संक्रमण और सूजन को भी जल्दी ठीक करता है।
7. लौंग
अगर आप दांत दर्द से परेशान हैं तो वैसे भी लौंग को दाँत के नीचे दबाकर रखने की आदत डाल लें। और दर्द होने पर रुई के फाहे में लौंग का तेल डालकर दर्द वाले दांत के नीचे दबाकर रखें। कुछ लौंग एक गिलास पानी में उबले जब पानी एक चौथाई रह जाये तो इस पानी से कुल्ला करे दाँत दर्द ठीक हो जायेगा।
8. लहसुन
दो लहसुन की काली ले और उसे तवे पे सेक ले और जिस दाँत में दर्द हो रहा उस जगह दबा दें। या लौकी 24 ग्राम, लहसुन 20 ग्राम दोनों को पीसकर दो गिलास पानी में डालकर उबालें जब पानी एक चौथाई रह जाये तो छान कर इस पानी से कुल्ला कर लें इससे आपको तुरंत दांत दर्द से राहत मिलेगा।

बच्चों से लेके जवान और बूढ़ों तक सभी को कभी न कभी दाँतों की परेशानी होती ही है। तो अब जब भी दांत में दर्द हो तो आजमाएं इन नुस्खों को और पाएं आराम। पर इससे बेहतर यब होगा कि अपने दांत का हमेशा इस तरह ख्याल रखें कि आपको दर्द का दिन देखना ही न पड़े।
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Dental Health Tips For Parents!

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dental Health Tips For Parents!
Though your child's first set of teeth are not permanent, they are still critical to the development of healthy gums, jaws, permanent teeth, and dental hygiene habits. From first teething to the development of permanent adult teeth, you can help your child to develop and maintain strong healthy teeth and gums.

The First Teeth

The first teeth usually erupt at around 6-8 months beginning with the lower front teeth and working back towards the molars, usually in pairs. A full set of baby teeth usually appears by the age of 2.5 years and remains stable until the age of 5 or 6 when baby teeth begin to be replaced by permanent teeth

Teething Pain

As these first teeth begin to push through the gum, your child may experience teething pain. Redness or rash on the cheeks, increased drooling, restlessness, irritability, and loss of appetite can all be indicators that your child is teething. If however your child also experiences fever, vomiting, or diarrhea you should take them to a physician as these symptoms are often caused by ailments other than teething.

Once you've established that your child is teething, you can ease their pain in a number of ways. Allowing your child to chew on a chilled teething rings or other cold hard objects can help numb the gums and cause the tooth to erupt sooner. Teething gels can also help reduce the pain through numbing and can be found in most pharmacies. Finally, you can also massage your child's gums

with a clean finger, reducing the pain with light pressure on and around the location of the erupting teeth. Teething cookies and other food (or alcohol) based home remedies are not recommended as they may lead to tooth decay caused by food debris left in the gums or new teeth.

Teething can be a trying time for parents and child alike, but it will not last forever and there are several simple effective ways to manage your child's discomfort.

First Dental Visit

As soon as your child has her first teeth you can begin to think about scheduling a first dental appointment. The appointment should be made on or before your child's first birthday. Before the appointment you may wish to bring your child into the dental clinic for a short tour and a chance to get acquainted with the space and the staff. If you or one of your other children has an appointment, you can bring the younger child along to help get them familiar with the clinic.

In preparation for the first visit, try not to over-prepare your child or say things like "it won't be too bad" as these behaviours often just trigger fear and nervousness rather than providing comfort. When you get to the appointment, be sure to discuss an oral health plan for your child with either the dentist or dental hygienist.

Most importantly, do not wait for an emergency to bring your child to the dentist. The additional stress of pain or injury will make an unfamiliar experience even more difficult for your child.

Child Oral Health Concerns

Though baby teeth will be replaced by permanent teeth as your child grows, proper maintenance of their baby teeth can not only prevent child oral health concerns and ensure healthy gums and jaws but also helps to develop good oral hygiene habits that will follow your child through life.

BABY BOTTLE TOOTH DECAY

Allowing your baby to fall asleep while nursing or sucking on a bottle allows sugary liquids to pool around the teeth and may lead to extensive tooth decay. To ensure that tooth decay does not progress unnoticed you should check your child's teeth regularly for any brown spots along the gum line. Frowns or tears when eating cold, sweet, or hard foods may also be signs that your child is experiencing tooth decay.



Snack Choices

Just as with adults, sugary snacking habits in children can greatly increase the likelihood of cavities and tooth decay. Foods which contain high levels of sugar or which are soft or chewy and stick to the teeth are the most harmful as they cause the natural bacteria in your child's mouth to produce high levels of acid which may erode teeth. It is also important to remember that, though more nutritionally sound, natural sugars such as those in fruit can still cause dental decay if the teeth are not brushed regularly and thoroughly.

Along with healthy eating choices, you should try to reduce your child's consumption of sugary foods that are held in the mouth for a long time such as lollipops, hard candies, etc. If your child is going to eat something sugary, it is best to pair it with a meal so that the additional saliva production helps to wash the sugar off the teeth. Generally however it is best to avoid sugary foods to prevent the formation of a sweet-tooth and choose instead healthier options such as:

Popcorn
Vegetables
Fruits
Nuts & Seeds
Meat
Cheese
Coleslaw
Pizza
Plain yogurt
Eggs
Enriched or Whole-wheat bread
Whole grain cereal
Plain milk
Tossed salads
Plain muffins
Though snacks such as raisins, dried fruits, and granola bars are healthy, they tend to stick to the teeth and so are not an ideal choice for snacks.

Oral Hygiene Habits For Children



Even before your child's first tooth appears, you can and should begin an oral hygiene routine. Use a cloth to wipe down your baby's face and gums after every feeding. Once the first tooth appears, use a soft bristled brush to clean the tooth after every meal but do not use toothpaste as children tend to swallow most of it which can be harmful. If you are having difficulty brushing your child's teeth, you may want to try having your child lie down with their head in your lap, or have them stand in front of you with their back leaning against your body while holding a mirror so that both you and your child can see what you are doing.

Children require smaller brushes than adults and flossing should begin only when the teeth begin to touch each other. You child will likely not have the manual dexterity to brush and floss their own teeth until the age of 8 or 10. Establishing a good routine from the very beginning will help your child to get into a habit of oral hygiene.

Once your child begins brushing their own teeth, you may want to use a timer to ensure they are brushing for long enough as well as providing rewards such as stickers for regular brushing and flossing. The best way to get your child to adopt good oral hygiene habits is to model them yourself. If you and your child brush your teeth together ever morning and evening the practice is more likely to be kept up than if you expect your child to form the habit all on their own.
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Take Care Of Your Smile. This Will Reflect Your Personality

BDS, Certificate Course In Cosmetics And Implant
Dentist, Thane
Take Care Of Your Smile. This Will Reflect Your Personality
You should give time for your health. Healthy mind stays in healthy body. As we all know that toothache is sever form of pain, if your teeth pains you can't concentrate on your work. So it is always better to visit your dentist after every six months even if there is no problem because. Prevention is always better than cure. You should brush your teeth two times a day with proper brushing technique, night brushing is as important as morning brushing.
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7 Ways You Can Prevent and Manage Periodontal Disease!

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
7 Ways You Can Prevent and Manage Periodontal Disease!
The gums are also called the periodontium - perio for around and dontium for tooth as the gums are literally present "around the tooth." There is a softer mucosal portion that runs along the tooth in a curved manner and a stronger fibrous portion that connects the tooth to the jaw bone. Together, they provide the structural support for the tooth to be held in place. In addition, they also have an esthetic value with the healthy pink color. The mouth has the largest number of bacteria in the body, which act on the food debris that is present on the tooth and the gums. This causes infection in both the gums and the tooth.

Types: Periodontal disease can be localized or general.

Localized disease happens when a tooth is not accessible for thorough cleaning. The inside surface of lower incisors and outer surfaces of the upper last molars are common areas of localized periodontal disease.
Generalized periodontal disease can be due to conditions like pregnancy, puberty, diabetes where gums around all the teeth are affected.
Symptoms: In both the cases, the following symptoms:

Fiery Red gums
Swollen and/or painful gums
Spontaneous bleeding from the gums: This may be localized or generalized
Chronic bad breath: Due to food accumulation in the infected gums
Pus from the gums when the gums are pressed
Bad taste in the mouth (arising from pus in the gums)
Gingival recession, producing an effect of having longer tooth
Sensitive teeth
Loosening of the tooth/teeth
Painful chewing, as it puts pressure on the inflamed periodontium
Dentist will identify what are called pockets, which is an indication of severity - the deeper the pockets, the severe the disease.
Management and Prevention:

Gum disease is very easy to identify and can be completely cured.

Regular brushing and flossing can help maintain regular oral hygiene.
With each brushing session, plain finger massage of the gums improves blood circulation and their overall health.
Regular use of mouth rinse is a good way to improve gum health.
Regular visits to the dentist can help keep a check on the health of the teeth and the gums - early identification of disease and early treatment.
Once it has set in, deep scaling followed by root planning may be required to thoroughly clear out the infection.
More surgical options like gingival grafts, flap surgery, bone grafting in case of severe bone loss may be required.
Management of conditions like diabetes The best way to avoid periodontal disease is to know its symptoms, follow oral hygiene practices, and visit a dentist regularly.
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