It is typically understood taking care of your oral health is as important as maintain your overall health. Without the proper care, gum disease and other issues may set in. If gum disease develops and is left unchecked, it can turn into periodontists. Gum disease forms by overpopulation of bacteria in the mouth. The bacteria along with plaque that is not brushed away, causes inflammation of the gums. At this time, your gums become tender to the touch and irritated, which generally causes people to stay away from dentists or brush their teeth, as they believe it will cause them more pain.
The next stage of periodontitis causes gums to begin receding. This gives the appearance of your gums disappearing, causing more of your teeth being visible. This also allows your nerves to be exposed and become sensitive. If these are symptoms you are experiencing, along with bad breath, go to your dentist for dental care, before the symptoms advance.
For a lot of cases, preventing gum disease isn’t challenging for dentists anymore. The procedures are advanced, and you can even get a head start at home. Fluoride is known to be a great home remedy and is extremely helpful at generally keeping your oral health in check. Along with fluoride, toothpastes that are made for sensitive teeth and gums or contains fluoride is a good idea to start using. Brushing and flossing your teeth alone will not take care of all of the gum disease, so going to a dentist is still advised.
When you go to the dentist, they will start with a routine checkup to confirm they know what they are working with. Dentists now have technology to help with gum diseases, such as laser treatments. Laser treatments for gum disease allows for a less invasive procedure, with easier recovery. When your dentist at PerioSolutions Oral Health and Dental Implants selects to use laser treatment, they are using the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique (PST). PST is a great way to treat gum recession in a ground breaking way.
If you are dealing with symptoms of gum disease, see your dentist for a consultation. They can go over what you should do to rectify your gum issues, and decide whether you would be a good candidate for Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique. Call your dentist with any questions or concerns regarding your oral hygiene and receding gums.
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