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Have you ever inspected your smile for signs of gum disease? Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a common but serious oral health condition in which your gum tissues become infected. In order to protect your smile from oral health risks associated with gum disease, always look for symptoms of its arrival.

At no point in time should you abandon your oral health care if you’re suffering from gum tissue infection. In addition, you should continue cleaning your mouth even if you don’t feel there are any ailments visible. However, it is always important to look for signs and symptoms that gum disease is occurring. This can include frequent bleeding while brushing or flossing or eating. In addition, if your gums look abnormal and uncharacteristically swollen at any times, gum disease may be the cause. In addition, the frequent recurrence of bad breath, gum tissue recession, painful chewing while eating, or the presence of pus or sores can be indications of gum disease. Other symptoms of gum disease include tooth sensitivity and the prevalence of loose or separating teeth.

With the skilled craftsmanship of Dr. Asal Shirazi and our team at our office in Brea, California, we can make sure your smile thrives with gum disease treatments. To book an appointment for gum disease at Fullerton Dental Care, call us at 714-386-7421.