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Gingivitis is a very common form of gum disease that we treat regularly here at Platinum Dental of Mountain View. The most common symptoms are red swollen gums that bleed easily while brushing and flossing.
Gingivitis is usually caused by plaque buildup, and can easily be reversed with proper and consistent dental hygiene care. When it comes to the health of your teeth and gums prevention is the best route
Is it important to treat Gingivitis quickly?
Many individuals don’t realize they have Gingivitis and that if it goes untreated for too long, it can lead to bone and tissue damage or even tooth loss. It is always best to treat Gingivitis promptly after receiving a diagnosis.
At Platinum Dental of Mountain View we’ll work with you to schedule a treatment plan to help as quickly as possible.
Best Ways to
- Brush twice a day
- Floss daily
- Use an antiseptic mouthwash to kill harmful bacteria
- Get regular dental cleanings; once every six months
- Use an electric toothbrushes and water pick help clean hard to reach areas