Yes, more than 75 percent of the India’s population has some form of Gum disease or periodontal problem. The most common reason of tooth loss in adults is periodontal disease. Obviously there are different varying degrees of gum problems.
It begins with is an infection in the gums which often progresses to bones once it gets to be rather severe, and there is bone loss down into and around each of the teeth. When that happens bacteria can take up residence and it can become a systemic problem more so than just an oral problem.
It is extremely important to make sure your mouth is healthy.
You can have a simple test to figure out whether you have a periodontal problem. You can vigorously floss between all of you teeth and check if there’s any red color (blood) on the floss? If it has red stains then you have (at least) gingivitis and it maybe more progressive gum disease.
Healthy gums do not show any sign of bleeding when you clean your teeth with brushing or flossing.
You are at risk for serious illness, if your teeth and gums bleed when you brush and floss,.
At your first visit with us we will ensure that your teeth and gums are as healthy as possible and if we find unhealthy areas, we will educate you about options to get things back to health.
At Welldent, we understand that good health starts with a healthy mouth; we can help you reverse your risk and get your healthy smile.
If you have been told you need a deep cleaning or gum surgery, we recommend you schedule a consultation with our Welldent team.