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Gum disease

Gum disease: Introduction

Gum disease: A common cause of tooth loss after age 35 is gum (periodontal) disease. These are infections of the gum and bone that hold the teeth in ... more about Gum disease.

Gum disease: Dental condition affecting the gums. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Gum disease is available below.

Symptoms of Gum disease

Wrongly Diagnosed with Gum disease?

Gum disease: Related Patient Stories

Alternative Treatments for Gum disease

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed in various sources as possibly beneficial for Gum disease may include:

  • Salt, baking soda and hydrogen peroxide mouth rinse
  • Tooth and gum tonic
  • Echinacea, thyme, cinnamon bark, eucalyptus oil, lavender oil, peppermint oil and vegetable glycerin tonic
  • Magnetized oral irrigator
  • Dietary change
  • more treatments »

Gum disease: Complications

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Causes of Gum disease

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Disease Topics Related To Gum disease

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Article Excerpts about Gum disease

A common cause of tooth loss after age 35 is gum (periodontal) disease. These are infections of the gum and bone that hold the teeth in place. (Source: excerpt from Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)


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