Optimum health care includes making sure you’re always aware of problems affecting any issues that may arise in your mouth. Oftentimes, several oral health risks can go undetected for months in your mouth before you even realize there are occurring. Beyond visiting our dentist for routine examinations and treatments, it is important to always assess your oral health care on any issues that you have, not only with your teeth but also your gums as well. If you notice that your gums are suffering from irregular symptoms, you could have an early stage of periodontal disease, known as gingivitis.
Understanding the risk factors associated with gingivitis includes being aware of any signs and symptoms that may be present. If you notice that your gums are routinely bleeding, or they easily bleed even with the slightest of touch, it could be linked to gingivitis. Gum tissue infections also show signs of visual impairments with your gums including signs of redness, tenderness, swelling, or any abnormal visual clues that may arise. Furthermore, if you have bad breath and it continues to occur, it may be linked to gingivitis.
Remember that the best treatment for your oral health care is always visiting our dentist for routine checkups so that restorations and repairs can be given as needed. If you feel that you are suffering from gingivitis, visit our dentist as soon as possible. The earlier that gingivitis is detected, the better chance you have of making sure the appropriate treatments are given so that the damage that it can cause to your mouth is minimized.
Do you still have lingering questions about gingivitis? Dr. Hamblin and our team at our office in Provo, Utah, are here to help you take the steps to building a healthier you. You are welcome to call us at 801-377-7200 to book an appointment with us to discuss your options for gingivitis treatments.
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