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Gum Disease, Halitosis and the sweet, sweet alternatives in Bristol

If you are honest with yourself, even as a full-blown adult, it is very hard to resist the lure of chomping of something sweet and sugary; the flavours from chocolate, sweets and especially ice cream are very hard to resist. However, unless you ensure that your teeth are clean afterwards, the sugar from these superb vices will play havoc with your teeth and gums and you could well end up suffering from the nasty alliance of halitosis and gum disease somewhere down the line. Both are hard to get rid of and it won’t help either if you just can’t chuck your addiction of putting sweet and tasty things in your mouth whilst being treated for both these conditions. Weirdly though, you can continue your love of certain sweet things that will actually help you overcome both bad breath and gum disease. A lot of research has gone into this and there are certain sweet things you can chew and eat on that will help treat such problems in your mouth; not surprisingly, they come from a natural source. For example, the acids found in certain raisins and cranberries can not only eliminate the odours in your mouth, but help to calm gum disease down as well; and there are lots of other great and sweet things you can chew on as well. For a complete breakdown on the nutrition’s in fruit and vegetables that are sweet to the palette, then give Clifton Dental a visit, because they can supply you with everything you need to know in Bristol  

The rotten alliance: Diabetes and Gum Disease in Bristol

If you suffer from diabetes, you will know how difficult this can make life for you; you have to be on top of your health and diet, be wary of the sugar levels in your body and keep to a strict regime each day with your insulin intake. However, the reason to be on the ball with this condition is because it weakens other aspects within your body, such as your immune system, and this can be detrimental to the health of your mouth. If weakened, the immune system fails to provide the mouth with adequate saliva, and then it is ‘open day’ for bacteria to roam wild amongst your teeth and gums. In the long run, this can lead to tooth decay and gum disease setting up shop in your mouth- two of the most vicious players your mouth can suffer from and not easy to fight, especially if you are already weakened by diabetes. However, to change things around, gum disease on its own can weaken your immune system too; this can break down the sugar levels in your body and then guess what? It can actually induce the possibility of diabetes breaking out in the body. Both conditions on their own are potentially lethal, but combined they are tragic. Clifton Dental are a company based in the Bristol area and verse themselves in every aspect of dentistry, so give them a call immediately if you are familiar with anything that has been raised above.  

Gum Disease, Bad Breath and how to fight both in Bath

Bad breath and gum disease can go hand in hand, but they are both extremely difficult to conquer, so you are going to need expert advice and treatments from your dentist. On the advice front, Clifton Dental over in Bristol are in the area and can offer you information on how to fight off bad breath, and on how to tackle gum disease at home in Bath. Seeing as the toxins from gum disease can make your breath smell bad, you need to find out the extent of how bad it is; your dentist will be able to determine this very quickly and then set you up with a course of treatments. However, it is what you do at home that will determine how effectively you beat gum disease. You must look at your habits and cut them out in order to give your gums a chance of recovery; your diet will also have to change in order to strengthen your immune system and sustain the levels of saliva present in your mouth. Oral hygiene is an essential key to your success as well; you will need to adjust it and then improve it. You would be wise to bring in some natural herbal remedies at this point, as they can help to calm the inflammation in the gums, and rinsing with salt water can stem and heal any leakage of toxins or blood from the gums each day: massaging will help to rejuvenate the blood vessels. Hopefully then, your bad breath will disappear as the disease is got under control.  

Grappling with Gum Disease in Weston-super-Mare

There are some conditions in the mouth that make an immediate threat, yet, by working with your dentist, can be overcome quickly. One condition however operates more sinister than these easily remedied conditions and only comes to light when it has started to already do damage to not only your teeth and gums, but to all of the most vital organs in your body: this is the evil of gum disease. Like anything, it starts with plaque and tartar and soon starts to affect your gums. The first signs may be when your gums ‘weep’ or bleed after brushing, but if you ignore these early warnings, your gums will start to recede and in the end, you’ll lose your teeth. More dangerous though is the fact that the disease will be poisoning your bloodstream and over time can cause your heart, liver and kidneys to fail. Beating and stopping it will take a massive amount of work from you, your dentist and hygienist. You must change your lifestyle and improve your diet; cut down on the fags and booze and up the levels of your oral hygiene. Using herbal products will greatly help with the health of your gums and stop the disease from getting worse, because if it does it will be harder and more expensive to thwart. Clifton Dental of Bristol serves Weston-super-Mare and they are the people to call for advice if you are suffering from any level of gum disease.  

How to cope with Gum and Tooth disease in your Mouth in Swindon

Any form of disease is something you need to avoid at the best of times, but especially in your mouth because not only can it destroy you teeth and gums, it can spread throughout you body as well. In the mouth, the catalysts of all problems are plaque and tartar. One will attack the surfaces of your teeth whilst the other will strangle the gums and then infect them- then you are into tooth decay and gum disease and it’s not a nice place to be either. With your teeth, you may solve the problem with a filling or root canal treatment if it is bad, but with gum disease, it is going to take a monumental effort from you and your dentist to overcome. You need to re-address the way you go about your oral hygiene, your diet, your philosophy on life and your personal habits, and again, this will involve your dentist. It isn’t all doom and gloom and you can overcome these issues if you put in the effort. For facts about the problems tooth and gum disease can cause, then get in touch with someone who knows, the Clifton dental studio in Bristol, as they serve dentists in Swindon.  

Preventing Gum disease through Dentistry in Swindon

Gum disease is very unforgiving and can wreak absolute havoc throughout your mouth and body. Everything you do to keep your teeth and gums clean is designed to stop this from breaking out. Oral hygiene will breakdown bacteria and prevent the growth of plaque. Plaque is dangerous and the root of all problems in your mouth; if it gets a foothold, it will harden into tartar and this will form around the base of your teeth and start to infect your gums. Now, you can buy certain electric toothbrushes that can breakdown tartar, but so long as you keep up regular dental visits, dentists will be able to remove this in a flash- they can also advise you on how you can prevent this happening again. Another preventative way of stopping the outbreak of gum disease is to have your teeth deep cleaned from time to time. This involves scaling and polishing below the gum line to remove anything that may promote gum disease. It is a complex disease to fight, but if you work hard, you and your dentist can stop it from happening. For more information on preventing gum disease, you should contact the Clifton dental studio as they serve the Swindon area.  

The herbal answer to Gum Disease in Bath

Gingivitis, or gum disease, is one of those conditions that cause maximum damage to your mouth and indeed, throughout your body- it is very toxic, but it is also very complex to treat as well. You need help from your dentist at the first sign of the disease; this comes to light if your gums bleed after brushing, or weep, leaving a bad taste in your mouth. Your dentist will do everything possible, but in the end, it’s down to you. Strong products may be too much for your gums, so you need to change to things that can help fight the problem. One of the best options you have is the use of herbal remedies. Rinsing with salt water will help to stop the bleeding and weeping, but since the disease has made a start, you have to keep on top of it. There are many remedies that you can use to help soothe and invigorate your gums so you may need to do some research on line or talk to someone that knows all about herbal remedies. Echinacea, clove oil, tea tree oil, aloe vera and eucalyptus are among a dozen or so products you can weave into your daily regime. You can use them on your toothbrush, and soak your dental floss in them to ensure you are reaching all areas of your gums. Massaging your gums with herbal remedies will also help to diffuse any infection and enhance blood flow. You can buy all of these products in Bath, but using them is another thing, so you’ll need a professional take on it and if you can contact the Clifton dental studio in Bristol, they can point you in the right direction.  

Dealing with the horror of Gum Disease in Swindon

The body is a complex jigsaw of parts that feed of each other. Everything is connected but as long as everything is in working order and you look after each other, you will lead a healthy life. The problems come when one of these bits of the puzzle becomes diseased or infected and soon, the disease will be spread around the body through the bloodstream. As odd as it seems, gum disease is one of the worse methods of this happening. It starts quite calmly at first; plaque in the mouth will quickly harden into tartar around the bottom of the teeth and then clogs up the gums. These will soon become infected and aside from leading to other evils such as tooth decay and periodontal disease, it is the toxins from the infection that do the most damage, they will be passed around the body by your blood and deposit themselves in the body’s most vital organs and over time, will cause them to fail. The early signs of gum disease can be found if your gums bleed when you brush your teeth. Your gums will later weep toxins and leave a bad taste in your mouth. This is the time to leap into action. First, tell your dentist so that between you, you can tackle the issue head on and avoid having tissue and bone grafts later on down the line. Your dentist will do all that is possible to deep scale and polish below the gum line, and disinfect your roots to remove any infection, but the rest is down to you; improve your diet, cut out your bad habits and improve your oral hygiene. In Swindon, you are served by the Clifton dental studio of Bristol, so you should call them for advice about issues relating to gum disease.  

Dodging Gum Disease in Swindon- Clifton Dental explains how

As much as we try to get to grips with looking after ourselves each day, things will often go wrong, which is why we have doctors and dentists to patch us up again in Swindon. However, there is no room for complacency just because we have someone to go running to. Your mouth is just as complex as the body and it is constantly under threat from plaque and bacteria, which normally can be checked by a good oral hygiene regime and the dentist, but if your start to skip on these basics, then you will be leaving open to even worse scenarios such as tooth decay and a killer- gum disease. The first signs of gum disease are bleeding and weeping gums and at this stage the problem is manageable by you and your dentist, but if it is left to fester, it will lead to the gums receding, the teeth to become loose and bone loss in the jaw. But whilst all this is going on, the disease is constantly poisoning the blood that flows through the body and into your most vital organs and in time, it will cause them to fail. Depending on the stage that the disease is at depends on the action required to cure you of it, but the longer it goes on, the more intense and shocking the treatment becomes. Clifton Dental of Bristol, who serves this area, can supply you with any details relating to gum disease.  

How to avoid gum disease in Swindon, advice from Clifton Dental

Periodontal (gum) disease occurs when an infection attacks the gums and the surrounding area causing them to become inflamed, bleed and recede. Harmful bacteria which collect in the gums, due to a build up of tartar on the surface of the teeth, are the main cause of gum disease. The disease can cause discolouration of the gums from a coral pink to a violent shade of red and results in the inflammation of the smooth gingival tissue. Discovering that your gums begin to bleed when you are brushing your teeth is a certain sign that you have acquired a `form of the disease, whether it be a mild or more severe. Moreover, if you notice that your gum line has begun to recede, you must immediately get advice through Clifton Dental with your local dentist in Bristol. Diagnosis of periodontal disease will then require treatment, whether the simple process of your dentist removing the diseased gum tissue and the infectious bacteria, or a more serious surgical procedure to remove diseased pockets from the gums. Unfortunately, removing diseased pockets may result in a loss of tissue and over exposed teeth. Maintaining good oral hygiene and keeping a regular dental health routine is the best way to prevent the onset of gum disease. Good oral hygiene includes cleaning your teeth properly, twice a day, refraining from smoking, eating a diet low in sugar, flossing at least once a day and ensuring you attend regular check-ups with your local dentist.

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Dr. Neil Gerrard BDS (Bristol), RDT, MSc (Dental Implants),  GDC no 76257. Clifton Dental Studio is a Private Dental Practice. Website last updated: July 2018
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