Healthy Gums

Your gums are like cushions for your teeth; they surround the tooth from its crown to its root in the jaw. Looking after your gums is just as important as looking after your teeth, and without routine cleaning gum disease can occur.

The common signs and stages of gum disease are:

  1. Red, swollen gums that bleed when you brush them are a sign of a type of gum disease called gingivitis. 

  2. When gingivitis is left untreated it can develop into a type of infection known as periodontitis, which affects the entire area surrounding a tooth, causing discomfort and difficulty when eating.

  3. Eventually this kind of infection can lead to tooth-loss and may require invasive procedures to replace the missing tooth.

Gum disease can be avoided by attending regular hygiene check-ups at the practice and maintaining a good daily hygiene routine. Brushing between the teeth, flossing and replacing your toothbrush every three months can benefit your gum health.

Benefits of Maintaining Healthy Gums

  • Minimise the risk of tooth loss.

  • Reduces the risk of developing tooth decay and need for fillings.

  • Helps with avoiding bad breath

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Coorparoo, QLD 4151

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