Gum disease is an extremely common condition. In early stages, it is easily treatable at home or by your dentist. By recognizing the symptoms when they occur, you can avoid complications like tooth loss and the need for dental implants or dentures.
Watch this video to learn more about the symptoms of gum disease. If you have red, irritated gums that bleed or have persistent bad breath, consider seeing your dentist to see if gum disease could be to blame.
At University Associates in Dentistry , our doctors can help you fight back against gum disease and replace missing teeth when necessary. To make an appointment with a dentist in Chicago, please call (312) 704-5511.