This condition is characterised by the formation of plaque produced by bacteria. The plaque hardens over time and becomes tartar or calculus. The gum becomes inflamed, and there is a loose connection around the tooth.
· Bad breath that won't go away.
· Red or swollen gums.
· Tender or bleeding gums.
· Painful chewing.
· Loose teeth.
· Sensitive teeth.
· Receding gums or longer appearing teeth.
The causes can include a person's genes, disease or trauma. Gingivoplasty reshapes the gums to make them look more natural.
not available currently