What do you want to tell your gums?

Gums are really important for oral health. Besides, they could indicate that you should take care of some part of your body.

Pale gums

It may mean: you might want a juicy burger or a huge spinach salad. When your body doesn't produce enough red blood cells, you may get anemia,The gums should be beautiful, pink, and lack of iron or B12 nutrients may be the culprit. You may also notice other symptoms such as weakness, dizziness and fatigue. Talk to your doctor.

Gingival swelling

This may mean that your drug may be the culprit. Dentists have noted that certain RX, such as RX for epilepsy, epilepsy, and high blood pressure, can swell the gums and therefore bleed during brushing. Going to the dentist to see a list of your medications can help explain the cause of the bleeding. Then, go to the doctor. In some cases, your doctor may recommend other medications. If it is impossible,  you should brush your teeth and floss. Even if it is related to drugs, it is still a gum problem, so it is important to do oral care and regularly Dentist appointment.

Red, gum pain

This may mean that even if you brush your teeth and floss every day, your gums may still be prone to redness, swelling or bleeding, and may not heal. The gums of (type 2) diabetics couldn't fight for themselves. The high concentration of glucose in the saliva of bathing teeth can cause bacteria in the teeth to grow. In this case, your dentist may want to send you to the doctor to do a physical examination and blood test.

White spot on the gums

This may mean that during regular inspections, your dentist will notice any white or red damage around and inside your mouth. If we see a piece or an organization that obviously does not belong to it, we will immediately consider the possibility of suffering from oral cancer. In the long run, white spot itself does not mean oral cancer, it It may also be caused by other causes such as allergic reactions or ulcers. But if you have oral cancer (other symptoms include chewing or difficulty swallowing, earache, and hoarseness), your dentist or doctor will ask for a biopsy. If you find that a place does not disappear within two weeks, call your dentist to check it out.

Gingival recession

It may mean that you will never think that your teeth and chest are connected, but in fact, there are two problems. Only 35.4% of working-age adults go to the dentist regularly, which means that many people miss out on the best way to prevent periodontal disease (where bacteria destroy the gum tissue and bones). More importantly: If you don't know you have periodontal disease, this is a surprising connection and you won't know your risk of breast cancer is increasing. A 2015 study found that periodontal disease increases your risk of breast cancer by 14%. (For former smokers, their chances increased by 36%.) Researchers say that chronic inflammation caused by oral diseases may be a factor in cancer growth. You may notice that your gums have formed pockets that allow infection and your teeth may loosen. Use this as your reminder to arrange the next dental exam, which is crucial to prevent future problems.