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How to Prevent Gum Disease

Abstract: More and more people are subjected to the dental disease, so how to prevent dental disease, especially gum disease is paid more and more attention.

According to Shanghai dental, there are nearly 3 out of 4 shanghai dental are subjected to gum disease, which may lead to tooth loss. In order to know how to prevent gum disease we should know the causes of gum disease.

Gum disease is caused because the supporting soft and hard tissue surrounding the teeth is inflammated and infected. The early stage of gum disease is called gingivitis, whose characterizes are including redness, swelling, tenderness and bleeding. Therefore, we can prevent this stage of gum disease by daily flossing and brushing. However, if this process is not prevented, it may advance to periodontitis. Characterizes of this stage are the loss of the tissue, a downward migration of the tissue and bone loss. If the supporting structure is loss, the teeth will be loose and even fall out.

There are a variety of factors to lead to gum disease. One of the primary factors is that the mixture of bacteria and food and debris accumulate on the teeth. Then toxins will be produced to destroy the tissue fibers, then in turn leading to the damage of the gingival attachment. What is worse, the plaque will calcify and harden. Then we can prevent this kind of gum disease by professional prophylaxis. If people have other risk factors, such as smoking, great stress, and so on, the periodontal infection of them may be worse, which may influence the prevent of dental disease.

In addition, having knowledge of warning signs of gum disease can also be useful for how to prevent gum disease. There are many warning signs and systems, including bleeding gums, pus between the tooth and gum, gums that pull away from the teeth, chronic bad breath, tenderness, swelling and loose teeth. The method to prevent the gum disease includes professional prophylaxis twice a year and flossing and brushing daily. Besides, a balanced diet, such as those food rich in C, B12, folic and calcium, is useful for your gums, and then can prevent your gum disease. In the meanwhile, you had better eat food with less refined sugar. If other factors such as smoking are eliminated, we can also prevent related dental problems, including crowded teeth, spaces and cavities. It is essential of daily maintenance of flossing and brushing, which is useful for preventing gum disease.

This article may be helpful for you to prevent gum disease, so that you will not worry about your dental health.

Plublish Date: 2014-11-19

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