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Struggling to maintain good oral hygiene practices can easily leave bacterial deposits and plaque buildup in your mouth. In a short amount of time, they harden into tartar near the gumline. Once this happens your chances of suffering from gum disease can increase significantly.

Early symptoms of a periodontal health problem like gingivitis can come in the form of inflamed gums that bleed easily when brushing and flossing. Gingivitis can also be accompanied by persistent bad breath.

Without professional treatment, from a professionally trained dentist like Dr. Doris Madrigal gingivitis inflammation can lead to the more severe gum disease. This might include a thorough dental cleaning followed up with general improvements in your daily oral hygiene efforts.

The severe form of gum disease, which is known as periodontitis cause your gums to recede from the base of your teeth and even lead to tooth loss. The system inflammation of periodontitis could also cause medical complications and tax your immune system.

In time you could suffer the loss of multiple teeth as well as systemic inflammation concerns that could affect your immune and cardiovascular system.

If you are in the Round Lake Beach, Illinois, area and you have gum health concerns, you should call 847-740-8827 to schedule a dental checkup at DM Family Dentistry.