Gingivitis is a disease caused by inflammation of the gums which causes them to become red, swollen, and puffy. Due to excessive plaque and tartar buildup, Gingivitis may also cause your gums to bleed while you brush your teeth or eat. Gingivitis may also cause bad breath.
Also known as gum disease, Periodontitis results in eradicated tissue surrounding the teeth from plaque buildup. If this plaque is not removed it causes the gums to be irritated and even recede. Those who leave this untreated are at risk for tooth decay and in even worse circumstances, tooth loss.
There are some signs and symptoms you should be aware of if you suspect you have Periodontitis:
Dr. Kishore’s mission is to get your gums restored to their natural healthy state. With detection, treatment, and preventative maintenance, you can treat your mouth right and avoid any and all types of gum diseases.
For more information on how to maintain healthy gums and teeth, contact us today by calling, 590-773-3282.