Dentists and periodontists treat gum disease, or periodontal disease, through a variety of methods that include deep-cleaning, medication and oral surgery. The method of treatment depends on the extent of the gum disease... More » Health Dental

Some possible causes of bleeding gums include exerting too much pressure when brushing, poor flossing technique, infections, tooth implants, hormonal changes especially when a woman is expectant, scurvy, leukemia, the us... More » Health Dental

A person can stop bleeding gums by visiting a dentist to give a treatment option for the plaque bacteria, avoiding brush the teeth too hard, eating a balanced diet and flossing. Before using a particular medication to t... More » Health Dental Dental Hygiene
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Also known as gum disease or periodontitis, periodontal disease involves two stages namely gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis usually comes before periodontitis. However, it is important to note that not all cases ... More » Health Dental

Dental bone loss caused by gum disease, or periodontal disease, can be treated in the initial stages by non-surgical methods, according to WebMD. Professional dental cleaning, scaling and root planing are some methods us... More » Health Dental

According to How Stuff Works, black gums are the result of black gum disease, otherwise known as acute necrotizing periodontal disease. An imbalance in melanin production or pigmentation in the gums is another likely cau... More » Health Dental