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Gum/Teeth pain & Bleeding
My lower jaw gum is swelled up and paining. I frequently get gum bleeding while brushing. Also, i have tartar deposition on the lower jaw. I have already undergone scaling, brushing twice a day, doing mouthwash after eating anything, changing the toothbrush monthly; still i am having the issue.
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When you brush, make sure you use gentle, circular motions to massage and clean the teeth and gums. While many people use a back-and-forth motion, this motion can irritate and damage your gums, making them sore and more likely to bleed or recede...
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Swelling and pain indicates there is irreversible gum infection. This has to be treated by a thorough check up by a gum specialist with subsequent treatment.
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Periodontal disease or bleeding gums is a continuous irreversible disease like blood sugar,you need to do professional oral prophylaxis on regular basis. International protocol suggests Oral prophylaxis in every six months
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