Gingivitis symptoms
Gingivitis

Symptoms could include:

  • Bad breath, also called halitosis or oral malodor, is when an unpleasant odor emanates from the mouth. Foods, mouth conditions such as gum disease, and diseases including cancer and diabetes, can cause halitosis.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bad breath can come from the mouth, teeth, or as a result of an underlying health problem. Common causes include poor dental hygiene, smoking, and certain foods.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bleeding gums are most often a sign of gum disease, but can also point to a number of other health problems. Occasional bleeding of the gums can be the result of brushing your teeth too vigorously or wearing dentures that do not fit correctly. Fre...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Canker sores or mouth ulcers are normally small lesions that develop in the mouth or at the base of the gums. They can make eating, drinking, and talking uncomfortable.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Your gums are very important to your oral health. The gums are made up of firm, pink tissue that covers your jawbones. This tissue is thick, fibrous, and full of blood vessels. If your gums become swollen, they may protrude, or bulge out. Swelling...
    Source:HLCMS
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