From talking to your dentist to improving your daily oral hygiene, there are many ways to prevent gum problems from becoming a problem for you.
Gum problems can be unpleasant and bothersome. From bleeding or swelling of the gums due to gingivitis , to more serious problems like periodontitis , the effects of gum problems tend to worsen over time if left untreated.
More details on the warning signs of gum problems, and how to treat them, can be found in other sections of this website. See your dentist if you think you have any of these symptoms.
THE UNKNOWN CONSEQUENCES OF GUM PROBLEMS
Over 50% ** of adults suffer from gums. Yet for most of those people with signs of gum disease, the impact can be far more than physical. It can affect you emotionally and socially as well.
For example, people with bad breath, a potential sign of gum problems, may focus on this, especially in society. Likewise, gum problems can affect the look and feel of your mouth, especially in more serious cases such as periodontitis.
People who notice bleeding when brushing or flossing may be concerned about the cause or significance of these signs for the health of their gums. Even something as simple as going out to eat with friends can become complicated due to unsightly gum bleeding during the meal.
HOW TO TREAT GUM PROBLEMS
Fortunately, there are many ways to stop your gum disease from progressing, starting with an appointment with your dentist who can suggest a treatment that’s right for you.
There are also simple steps you can take between your dental check-ups to keep gums healthy, teeth strong, and breath fresh, and to limit the impact of gum problems on your life.
Brush your teeth twice a day for at least 2 minutes with the daily periodontax toothpaste which is 4 times more effective *** against dental plaque, the main cause of occasional bleeding of the gums. Among those who expressed concerns about the consequences of gum problems, two in three said they were more confident after 30 days of using periodontax. The same number of people also reported no longer avoiding social situations or worrying about the health of their gums.
Use dental floss or interdental brushes to remove plaque from hard-to-reach places, such as between the teeth.
Use a mouthwash such as parodontax daily mouthwash which protects the gums on a daily basis.
psos study on a sample of 1000 men and women aged 18 to 70 representative of the French population, 2011, France.
Versus a toothpaste without baking soda with brushing twice a day.
Picking the right dentist is as important for your kids as it is for yourself. If you have kids who are anxious about going to the dentist, please see the resource below for some tips to help them build a lifetime of good dental habits.
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