Gingivitis

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  • Relationship Between Gingivitis And Periodontal Disease

    Periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease that affects the soft and hard tissues of the teeth, gingiva, and supporting material. Periodontal disease involves both gingivitis and periodontitis. With gingivitis, the gingival tissue is erythematous and edematous. This is caused by the body’s natural response to harmful bacteria that are invading the gums. There also may be bleeding upon probing. The probe depths will be within normal limits. Gingivitis can easily be reversed with regular brushing and flossing. If gingivitis is not reversed it can progress to periodontitis. A patient that has periodontitis will have paler pink gingival tissues and not as much bleeding upon probing. The probe readings will be higher than normal because of…

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  • Gingivitis

    Gingivitis has proven to be a serious international oral health concern. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reports that 86 percent of Americans have gingivitis. Studies in Latin America report the prevalence of gingivitis to be at 100 percent. Over 95 percent of adults in Southeast Asia and 54 percent of adults in the United Kingdom have gingivitis as well. Gingivitis needs to be treated before it progresses to periodontal disease. Many dental professionals only recommend…

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  • Periodontal Disease: A Case Study

    Disease Center), 47.2% of adults aged 30 years and older have some form of periodontal disease. There are two general categories of periodontal diseases, and their classification is based on whether there is attachment or bone loss involved in the clinical findings. Furthermore, periodontal disease can be gingivitis if no attachment loss or periodontitis if the gingival attachment moved from its healthy position which is coronal to cementum-enamel-junction(CEJ). Gingivitis refers to inflammation…

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  • Essay On Gum Graft

    protect your teeth from harmful oral bacteria that can destroy teeth. Once your gums heal, not only will your tooth roots be better protected, but the appearance of your smile will improve as well. What Causes Receding Gums? Receding gums, or gums that pull away from the teeth and form pockets where bacteria can hide, can be caused by a number of other oral, and other health concerns. •Periodontal Disease •Genes •Aggressive Tooth Brushing •Insufficient Dental Maintenance •Hormonal…

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  • Chronic Periodontitis

    Periodontitis(PD), is an inflammatory disorder of tooth-supporting structures, which initiates loss of periodontal supporting tissues, with tooth mobility increasing and finally tooth loss(1). Furthermore, it is characterized by the periodontal pocket formation and recession of the gingiva. The hallmark clinical feature of established PD is clinical attachment loss(CAL) (2) (3). Chronic periodontitis(CP) is a gingivitis pathological development, which, in contrast, is a reversible inflammation…

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  • Dental Disease And Diabetes: A Case Study

    individual appear pink in color and the tissue is firm. The earliest form of disease is gingivitis. This is characterized by inflammation of the gums caused by the accumulation of plaque along the perimeter of the teeth and gums. Gingivitis is associated with a chronic, gram-negative bacterial infection. The presence of these gram-negative anaerobes causes an immune response. This is evidenced by an increase in intereuken-1β, an increase in tissue necrosis factor, and a decrease in growth…

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  • Natural Remedies And Solutions: Toothache Natural Tips

    Toothache Natural Remedies Tips: The primary thing you can do in the wake of encountering a toothache is to ensure that your mouth is spotless from dental plaque microscopic organisms and nourishment trash. Tenderly brush and floss teeth or utilize a bury dental cleaner to expel any nourishment particles caught between teeth or amongst teeth and gums that may bring about bothering and toothache. At some point the agony is brought on by nourishment flotsam and jetsam stopped into a hole;…

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  • Toothbrush Essay

    Manual Toothbrush Toothbrush is a device that is used to remove plaque buildup and effects of gingival massages. Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that can irritate the gums. If plaque is not mechanically removed by a toothbrush, it can harden into tarter, which can irritate gum tissue and may cause swelling or bleeding. Brushing is all about keeping our gums healthy, and preventing gingivitis or periodontal disease. We have been using instruments for teeth cleaning for thousands of years. …

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  • Essay On Gingivitis

    referred to as gingivitis, with the more serious condition being called periodontal disease. Essentially, this is caused by bad dental hygiene and is characterized as red swollen gums that bleed easily. High amounts of dental plaque is also very common when talking about gingivitis. People may also experience bad breath, loose teeth, receding gums, possible tooth loss, toothache and mouth ulcers. Even with all of this to consider, scientists did not start to research as to why this was happening…

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  • Periodontal Disease

    but can develop at any time. It is also not uncommon for them to become impacted and for them to not erupt at all. Not all wisdom teeth require extraction. However, keep in mind due to the risk of overcrowding, infection or misalignment, your dentist may determine that your wisdom teeth should be removed. Gingiva is the soft tissue in the mouth known as he gums that covers the bone holding the teeth in place. The gingiva surrounds the teeth and covers the jaw bone, creating a protective barrier.…

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