Here are some signs of gum disease. If you experience any of these signs of gum disease you should contact your dentist.

  • Gums that bleed when you brush or floss your teeth
  • Red, swollen or tender gums
  • Gums that have receded or shrunken away from your teeth
  • Pus between you teeth when you press your gums with your finger
  • Pain when chewing
  • Calculus or tartar buildup
  • Teeth that seem loose or that change position
  • Changes in your bite
  • Bad breath or a chronic bad taste in your mouth
  • Teeth that are overly sensitive to hot and cold.

If you have any or some of these symptoms of gum disease, please contact your dentist as soon as possible.

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