Bleeding Gums: The tip of the iceberg

Gum diseases (Periodontal diseases), with the introduction of many factors
It is a group of diseases that can occur and are very common in the community.
Patients generally attach importance to routine gingival examinations and controls.
not showing, many individuals lose their teeth by shaking due to periodontitis.
entails risk.
Gum diseases usually do not cause serious pain (or the pain
Intensity that will not disturb), the disease results in the long term
shows that individuals are early in the process of being examined by a gum disease specialist.
prevent them from behaving and contribute to the progression of the damage caused by gum diseases.
Caries in the mouth, wisdom tooth pain, etc. problems of the patient
brings with it the need to consult a dentist quickly, but at the same
The need to consult an emergency physician is not usually present in gum diseases.
It manifests itself with inflammation of the tissues (gingival, alveolar bone, etc.) that hold the tooth in place.
“periodontitis” is the placement of microbial products in the mouth under the gingiva
and it occurs as a result of the development of infection by multiplying in this region. Mouth
The microbial products in it are combined with the “gum” as the first defense barrier.
The first signs of disease are observed in the gingiva. bacterial
Small inflammatory foci created by the (microbial) accumulation in the gingiva
bleeding is manifested by both small swellings. This period is called “gingivitis”.
In smokers, smoking causes the vascular system in the tissues to deteriorate.
Bleeding even if the infection has started to spread to the gums due to
symptoms may not be observed.
In the initial stages of gingivitis, which we call “gingivitis”, microbial
teeth without any loss of tissues (gum recession, etc.) by cleaning the products.
meat can be restored.
When gingivitis is not treated, gingivitis which we call “periodontitis”
may pass to an advanced stage. In this process, in the gums and around the tooth
Microbial infection that develops in the tissues supporting the tooth (gingiva, alveolus)
bone, etc.) causes its destruction (melting) at a slow rate. Periodontitis process
gingiva due to the melting of the bone (alveolar bone) around the tooth when it progresses.
withdrawals begin to appear. Disease with gum treatments in this process
Progression of bone and gingival loss is prevented by stopping it. In some cases the tooth
lost with graft operations (bone powder, gingival grafts, etc.) applied to the gums
Although tissues can be recovered, in some cases lost tissues can be recovered.
cannot be brought.
When the periodontitis process progresses too far, it is necessary to keep the tooth firmly in place.
The “alveolar bone” that provides
periodontitis). The treatments applied in this process are usually new support around the tooth.
Since it does not allow bone formation, the loss of teeth becomes inevitable.

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