The Gingivitis is a gum disease sufferers found around the tooth, causing swelling, discoloration, and sometimes bleeding.
Specialist say that this evil is multifactorial, therefore various factors will cause a gingival problem such as: bacteria, plaque dentobacteriana, intake of some drugs, hormonal problems, orthodontic treatments, etc.
The common symptoms to detect the presence of gingivitis are:
- Increase in size of our gums
- Bleeding when brushing
- Change of coloration in the gums
If the cause of the gingivitis is the ingestion of some medicine, it will be enough with stopping taking it so that there is a cure; If the discomfort is caused by dent bacterial plaque, it will be necessary to learn a brushing technique; If the problem is hormonal, it is important that the woman goes to her gynecologist to take a treatment.
It should be noted that anyone can suffer from gingivitis, although in the case of small children, this type of illness does not occur with such regularity. The specialists explain that curing this disease takes between 1 and 2 months, depending on each patient.
To prevent this problem that damages our gums, we must learn a good brushing technique, acquire a good toothpaste, if necessary floss and mouthwash, the latter under the recommendation of an expert.
Finally, the specialist explains that if not treated in time, gingivitis can become periodontitis, causing an injury to the bone and ligament, causing the loss of a tooth.