Periodontal Disease is an inflammatory disease that attacks the gums, bones and other supporting structures of the teeth. Caused by a build up of plaque, it can cause serious dental problems if not treated effectively.
Symptoms of Periodontal Disease can include:
- Bleeding gums whilst brushing or flossing your teeth
- Pain while chewing
- Red, sore, swollen gums
- Build up of calculus (tartar)
- Bad breath or bad taste
- Loss of teeth sensitivity to hot and cold
- Changes in bite
- Gums that have withdrawn from teeth in between teeth
If you need a checkup or are concerned you might be suffering from the symptoms mentioned, contact one of our friendly dentists at Blacktown Dental Centre so we can help you put that smile back on your face.