If you are going to the dentist for dental pain, you may want some advice from periodontal dentists and professionals in the field. According to some research, some level of hum disease is present in about 75% of adult patients. Measuring the pocket depth of your gums according to your teeth is part of determining the severity of the infection.
If periodontitis occurs, gum disease may be occurring, which shows a receding gum line that is less pink in color. You may have bleeding, tenderness or swollenness, and pain while flossing or brushing, and your dentist will determine how bad this is to let you know. You want your gum tissue to to be tightly held to your teeth, and if gum loss occurs to a certain extent, you may have gingivitis. Gum disease should be avoided, however if detected early on, it can be treated at almost every stage. Your periodontal dentist will recommend the best level of treatment for you, and walk you through how to care for your gums in the future.