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Symptoms of Gum disease

Symptoms of Gum disease

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Gum disease includes the 10 symptoms listed below:

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Keep your teeth and gums healthy: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Red, sore, and bleeding gums are the first sign of gum disease. This can lead to periodontitis (PER-ee-oh-don-TY-tis). Periodontitis is an infection in the gums and the bone that holds the teeth in place. If the infection gets worse, your gums may pull away from your teeth, making your teeth look long. (Source: excerpt from Keep your teeth and gums healthy: NIDDK)

Keep your teeth and gums healthy: NIDDK (Excerpt)

If you have one or more of these problems, you may have tooth and gum damage from diabetes:

  • Red, sore, swollen gums. 
  • Bleeding gums. 
  • Gums pulling away from your teeth so your teeth look long. 
  • Loose or sensitive teeth. 
  • Bad breath. 
  • A bite that feels different. 
  • Dentures (false teeth) that do not fit well.
(Source: excerpt from Keep your teeth and gums healthy: NIDDK)

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Gum disease. This signs and symptoms information for Gum disease has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Gum disease signs or Gum disease symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Gum disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Gum disease symptoms.


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