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Gum Disease

Gum Disease: What is it, symptoms, prevention and treatment | National Dental Centre Singapore

Gum Disease - Symptoms

Signs and Symptoms

  • Bleeding gums when brushing or flossing your teeth
  • Red, swollen or puffy-looking gums
  • Painful or tender gums
  • Pus discharge from the gums causing a bad taste in the mouth
  • Gum abscesses
    (gum swelling with pus)
  • Shaky teeth
  • Teeth appearing to drift apart from its original position
  • Receding gumline (gum recession)
  • Persistent bad breath
  • Vague discomfort or dull ache in gums and teeth

You may still have gum disease and not have any of the above signs and symptoms as most people do not experience any pain with gum infection.

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