If your gums bleed when you brush, or they’re very sensitive or swollen, then there may be an infection of the tissues which support your teeth.
There are two types of gum disease ‘gingivitis’ and ‘periodical disease’.
Gum disease is caused by bacteria, if it is caught early, it can be treated successfully. People who smoke, drink, are pregnant or on some form of medication have a higher risk of obtaining gum disease. Most people already have some form the disease. It is a major cause of tooth loss in adults.
If you think you may have these symptoms, you can address this by visiting our hygienists who are dedicated in bringing your mouth and gums to their optimal healthy state.
The team at Marrickville Dental Health Centre specialise in gum treatment. We are focused in thoroughly treating your gums and bringing them to their ultimate condition.