Do You Have Gum Disease?

26th October 2021


Do you smoke?

Do your gums bleed?

Do you notice bad breath or a bad taste in your mouth a lot?

Has your bite changed or teeth moved?

Do you floss every day?

Do you brush your teeth twice daily?

Do you spit blood when you brush your teeth?

Are you gums red, sore or swollen?

Have you noticed any of the below?

Do you visit the dentist regularly?

Do You Have Gum Disease?
Answered Mostly Yes

Judging by your answers, it appears very likely that you are experiencing some level of gum disease. It will be important to stop this from progressing even further as if left untreated, gum disease can advance into periodontal disease, which can cause tooth loss.

We would advise making an appointment with us so that we can evaluate the state of your oral condition and strategise the best next steps to reverse the effects and alleviate your symptoms. Get it checked out – book an appointment.

Answered Mostly No

From your answers, we can see that it is unlikely that you are not currently exhibiting any signs of advanced gum disease. However, if you feel like something is not quite right with your smile, it could be that you are experiencing gingivitis, which is the early stage of gum disease.

Treating you at this stage will be much easier and better for your oral health, rather than letting the disease progress to more serious forms of periodontal disease. Get it checked out – book an appointment.

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