Gum disease happens when the tissues around the teeth gets infected. It causes the formation of plaque (a layer over the teeth) which is formed by the food that you consume. When the food is not cleared properly, it forms a layer over the teeth. Which further attracts germs to build up over the plaque and make it harder. If it is not brushed and removed, it can cause redness, bad breath, soft gums, inflammation and bleeding.
Gingivitis, a type of gum disease occurs when the gums become red and swollen. When gingivitis is not treated properly, it forms a severe gum problem. It is termed as periodontitis. If this is not treated properly, it is going to make the gums weak. The weaker gums then become loose and then leave to support the teeth. It further results to the formation of a gap between the teeth and the gums. It is a warehouse of germs as they are formed in those gaps as well. If it is not cleaned even after that, the germs are going to eat up the bones. Then it will result in falling of teeth.
If you want to get rid of gum disease, start brushing twice a day. Go to the dentist who will then examine your teeth and gums, recommending a further treatment. Make sure that you visit your dentist regularly regular visit to the dentist and follow the correct way to clean your teeth, gums and mouth.
It is better to visit the dentist as soon as you find out any issues with your gums or teeth and Smile often!