While a loose tooth is a normal part of a child’s development, it is not normal for an adult and can signify dental disease. A loose tooth occurs when a tooth slowly becomes detached from the gums and bone. Sometimes periodontal (gum) disease is the underlying culprit.
For some people, bleeding gums are a sign of a simple problem, such as brushing their teeth too hard or being careless when flossing. For others, however, bleeding gums are a symptom of a more dangerous problem: periodontal disease. The dentists at Northfield Dental Group explain what periodontal disease is, what the risk factors for …Read the full article