When it comes to Oral Health the first thing comes in our mind is to keep our teeth clean and healthy free from cavities, but we fail to take care of Gums. If Gums are not treated properly it can cause various Gum Pain Problems such as Swollen Gums, Bleeding Gums and other Gum diseases. Gum Pain is a symptom of Gum Disease and it is not caused due to one single factor, Gum Pain can be caused due to various factors which includes deficiency of vitamins and oral diseases. Below are the various types of Gum Pain and how it is caused.
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Types of Gum Pain
Canker Sores: Due to ulcers present in mouth which later can lead to cause gum pain. Canker Sores are caused due to Stress and injury or damage caused to gum tissues.
Abrasions or Cuts: A cut or abrasion on gum can cause Gum Pain, this type of pain is caused when brushing hard and flossing roughly and also due to braces.
Gum Disease: Gingivitis is moderate type of Gum Disease which can cause sensitivity and chronic gum pain. If Gingivitis is not treated on time by visiting dentist than it might worsen your situation and can even cause serious Gum Infection.
How to prevent Gum Pain?
In a worry to keep teeth clean, people brush their teeth forcefully so this rough brushing of teeth causes damage to gums as gums are made up of delicate tissue. So to avoid Gum Pain or Gum related disease you should always brush your teeth with soft bristles toothbrush whether it may be electric toothbrush or manual toothbrush, Always Brush your teeth softly without causing any harm to your Gums, Brush your teeth regularly in the morning after as well as after having lunch and dinner. Floss gently and carefully without causing any damage to gums, flossing forcefully will lead to bleeding and swollen gums.
Intake enough amount of Calcium and Vitamin C in your daily diet this will reduce the risks of causing Gum Pain and other Gum Disease. Lack of Vitamin C and Calcium can cause Gum Pain by making Gum soft, tender and painful, in rare cases the individual might also lose teeth.
When you experience Gum Pain you should avoid intake of hot and cold foods, Drink proper amount of Water.
Symptoms of Gum Pain
- Swollen Gums
- Receding Gums
- Bleeding Gums
- Sensitive or Tender Gums
- Sores, Ulcers and Painful Mouth
- Lose Tooth
- Bad Breath
If Gum Pain is experienced frequently it is recommended to get urgent treatment from dentist as it might cause a serious problem in future if neglected.