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of Gum Disease
Healthy gums don’t bleed, so if you see blood as you brush or floss, this could be a sign of gum disease.FIND OUT MORE
Bleeding gums can be caused by plaque, a film of bacteria that constantly builds up around, on and in between your teeth. If this bacteria is not removed, it can lead to irritated, bleeding gums. Spitting blood when you brush could be an early sign of gingivitis and the first stop on the journey of gum disease and there could be worse to come, like bad breath, inflamed or receding gums and, finally, tooth loss
Bad breath, or halitosis, has many causes, but it could be a sign you are suffering from gum disease.FIND OUT MORE
The build-up of plaque bacteria is one of the main causes of bleeding gums and can also cause bad breath. As plaque breaks down pieces of food in your mouth, it may release an unpleasant smelling gas. This leads to bad breath, which can be an embarrassing condition and may also be an early sign of gum disease.
Swollen, or inflamed, gums can appear red and puffy, and could be an early sign of gum disease.FIND OUT MORE
The most common cause of inflamed or swollen gums is plaque bacteria that builds up on, around and in between your teeth. Unless the bacteria is removed, usually by brushing, it can cause inflamed gums around the tooth. Overtime, this may spread to the gum socket that holds the tooth or even lead to serious gum disease.
Receding gums slowly occur when your gums draw back from your teeth, which if left untreated, could expose the root beneath.FIND OUT MORE
One of the first signs of receding gums could be tooth sensitivity, but you may also notice a tooth looks longer than normal or that your gums look and feel different. Although a common dental problem, gum recession should not be ignored, as it can be a sign of gum disease.
Tooth loss can be caused by one of the most severe forms of gum disease, called periodontitis.FIND OUT MORE
Periodontitis is an infection of the tissues, ligaments and bones that surround and support your teeth. It can occur when symptoms such as bleeding gums due to gingivitis are left untreated. Periodontitis is irreversible and can lead to tooth loss, which why it is vital to treat earlier symptoms so you don’t let things get this far and to talk to your dentist about gum problems.
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When used to brush twice daily, parodontax® toothpaste is clinically proven to help stop and prevent bleeding gums. It also helps to strengthen enamel while keeping your mouth clean and your breath fresh.
Find out more about how parodontax® can help stop and prevent bleeding gums.
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