Gum Diseases and Treatments

Periodontology is a branch of science related to the treatment and prevention of diseases surrounding and supporting the female.

Gum diseases, which usually start with the effect of plaque and tooth stone in the mouth, can sometimes be easily treated only by cleaning teeth and removing debris from the root surface.

Gum disease is easily determined by clinical and radiographic examination and treatment plan can be shaped according to the current disease status. Patients who are successfully treated are followed up with 3-6 month controls.

Healthy gum is light pink in color and looks like orange peel. He can’t bleed if he brushes right.


It means gum inflammation. Redness, swelling and bleeding in the gums is noticeable.


Gingivitis refers to the spread of peridontal fibers that bind the teeth to the bone. It causes withdrawal of the gums and destruction of the bone surrounding the teeth. Therefore, mobility and loss of teeth may occur.

What are the symptoms of gum disease?

  • Irregular gums in skewer red color
  • Sensitivity and bad breath in teeth
  • Gum withdrawal
  • Swinging teeth
  • Bleeding and inflammation of the gums

What are the factors affecting gum disease?

  • Cigaret
  • Genetic factors
  • Periods of hormonal changes such as pregnancy, puberty, menopause, menstruation
  • Stress
  • Drug use (birth control pills, antidepressants, heart medications)
  • Tooth or squeak
  • Diabetes (diabetes)
  • Bad nutrition
  • Filling of gums and floods, crowns and bridges

How to take precautions?

To prevent gum disease and slow down its progression;

  • A correct and effective brushing should be done twice a day (morning and evening),
  • Teeth should be cleaned with dental floss and interface brushes and additionally gargle should be used.
  • Regular dental check-up should be done every 6 months.

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