Do you know how to identify symptoms of gum disease? Are you quite sure about what to do if you think this problem is affecting your smile? Fortunately, the more you know about periodontal problems and maintaining a healthy mouth, the easier it is to keep your grin in excellent condition. However, overlooking some easy-to-identify signs of gum problems can result in significant complications. As a result, we suggest you do yourself a favor and take a stroll through a quick quiz – you will quickly feel much more certain about protecting your gum health.
Gum Disease Quiz: True or False?
- True or False: The best approach to preventive gum disease is remaining committed to your preventive care both at home and with our practice.
- True or False: If you notice you have inflamed, purple, red, or tender gums, we urge you to contact us right away, so we may determine whether periodontal disease or another issue is affecting your oral health.
- True or False: Periodontal disease will progress and cause your gums to look puffy – however, it is not a problem that will lead to any severe or destructive damage.
- True. Fortunately, it is usually quite simple to prevent gum disease. First, we suggest committed daily dental hygiene at home with brushing and flossing. Second, it’s important that you remember to visit us every six months, so we may examine and clean your smile.
- True. The sooner we detect the problem, the easier it is for us to offer successful treatment to protect your gum health. Neglecting the issue may lead to serious complications.
- False. Gum disease will advance until your gum tissue recedes significantly and until you experience tooth loss and even jawbone damage. Immediate treatment is essential in safeguarding your oral health.