Life without teeth; can you imagine such a prospect? Not being able to enjoy your favourite fry-up or Sunday Roast and a bowl of pudding and custard is many people’s notion of hell. All those wonderful smells you wouldn’t be able to give in to by asking for that highly-wanted second or third portion is something which I reckon a large number of us could not live without. But, for many, this is a reality.
Why let your smile suffer?
Through gingivitis, or gum disease, the teeth suffer terribly. By not carrying out a rigorous method of oral hygiene (such as brushing twice a day and flossing throughout the week the same number of times) means that the gums will suffer. The build-up of plaque in the gums means that they start to swell up and are prone to bleeding. By your teeth bleeding, this means that the build-up of plaque is not exactly good for your teeth and is doing complete harm and no good at all.
In serious cases, the result of gum disease could result in the person suffering from Periodontitis which is a far more dangerous form of gum disease. Periodontitis happens when the inflammation of the gums also starts affecting the material which connects the tooth to the tooth socket. If this is affected, the tooth might become wobbly and could actually fall out.
In order to resolve gum disease, the future might be bright and not dour at all. By practising an excellent level of dental hygiene means that you are doing what you can personally do in order to remove gum disease. Furthermore, it is a good idea for you to visit your dentist so that you can get the most professional advice. Even if you have a fear of visiting the dentist, by approaching them will not only help your teeth but also detect future problems which could have caused untold harm if not treated in advance.