Treatment of The Gingiva (Gums)

How to determine if you have healthy gums:
  • Appearance should be pale pink.
  • Surface is slightly rough, similar to orange peel.
  • Gums should not bleed when brushing.
  • There should be no pain, swelling or redness.
  • Gums should be attached firmly and enclosing the teeth tightly.
  • Gums are seamlessly joined to the teeth, with no gaps.
What are the causes of gum diseases?
  • Bad oral hygiene
  • Genetic factors
  • Systemic diseases
  • Past treatments carried out incorrectly (Poor, oversized fillings, bad prosthetics)
  • Smoking and frequency of smoking
  • Hormonal changed and imbalance
  • Poor and irregular diet & nutrition
  • Dry mouth
  • Misalignment of the tooth or teeth (perplexity)
  • Saliva structure
  • Stress
  • Clenching and grinding of the teeth
What are the most common symptoms of gum disease?
  • Redness, swelling, burning and discoloration of the gums
  • Bleeding of the gums while brushing or at random times
  • Gingival recession
  • Instability of the teeth
  • Reduction of the jaw bone due to gingival recession
  • Bad breath and disturbance in the taste buds and overall sense of taste
  • Inflammatory discharge due to infection, such as an abscess, between tooth and gums
  • Itching and irritation of the gums
Which treatments are available for gum disease?
  • Education on good and effective oral hygiene techniques
  • Removal of dental plaque and tartar/calculus
  • Where necessary, deep cleaning of the gum pockets (curettage)
  • Periodontal surgery (gum surgery) if the gum disease is advanced or chronic
  • Laser preparation technology treatments (gum shaping and similar treatments)
  • Regenerative, reconstructive and mucogingival operations
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Tuzla Mahallesi Mustafa Kemal Bulvarı 569/1 Sokak, D:No:2, 48300 Fethiye/Muğla