It is mainly results from infections and inflammation of the gums and bone that surround and support the teeth.
In its early stages it is called Gingivitis, where by the gums become swollen and red and may bleed. In many cases gingivitis is pain free and you may not know that you have it.For this reason at Dr. Aburas Dental Centre we advise our clients to keep regular dental visit appointments ate least biannually to prevent disease spread and to be able to treat it in time.
What are the risk factors of Periodontal Disease?
Poor oral hygiene
Underlying immune- deficiencies
Fillings that have become defective
Taking medications that cause dry mouth
Bridges that no longer fit properly
Female hormonal changes, such as with pregnancy or the use of oral contraceptives.
What are the warning signs of Periodontal Disease?
Bad breath or bad taste that will not go away
Red or swollen gums
Tender or bleeding gums
Gums that have pulled away from your teeth
Any change in the way you your teeth fit together when you bite
Any change in the fit of partial dentures
In case you have any of the following of, kindly book appointment to see our specialized dentist at Dr. Aburas Dental Center in Dubai at the earliest.