Infected Gums

Infected Gums | Oral Dental Care, Houston, Texas

Infected gums can often be a serious dental issue that requires proper care. When gums are healthy, they hug the teeth, preventing bacteria from harming the teeth. When gums are infected, they can hurt, get swollen and bleed. Take care of the problem immediately, so that the infected gums do not get worse and affect your overall health. 

Call us today to schedule an evaluation and treatment for infected gums. We are here to help you, providing outstanding, modern, and affordable dental care. 

Major Causes of Infected Gums

Poor oral and dental hygiene is the biggest cause of infected gums and gum diseases, but there are other causes, including:

  • Bacterial infections
  • Brushing and flossing too hard
  • Excessive plaque accumulation
  • Family history
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Other illnesses
  • Poor nutrition
  • Prescription drugs
  • Tobacco use
  • Unclean dentures and dental appliances

Signs Gums Are Infected and Unhealthy

While there are clear signs showing when gums are infected and unhealthy, know that proper treatment can reverse the problem. Gums may be infected if they are inflamed, swollen, red, receding, bleeding, sore or painful. To maintain your dental, oral and overall health, see a dentist right away. Call the infected gums specialists at Oral Dental Care, Metro Houston, to improve your condition and mitigate bacterial infection, tooth decay, tooth damage and potential tooth loss. Oral Dental Care with Dr. Danny Orsak is a specialist in treating infected gums, serving the Metro Houston Area, including:

  • Addicks Fairbanks
  • Cy Fair
  • Cypress
  • Jersey Village
  • Spring
  • Tomball
  • Windermere Lakes
  • Wortham Village

Get Help for Infected Gums: Call Us Today

If you discover your gums are inflamed, bright red, bleeding and painful, we urge you to call our office immediately. We can set up an urgent office visit so that the dentist can evaluate your condition and start treatment right away to stop and an infection from spreading, prevent abscesses and possible loss of teeth. Call our helpful team at Oral Dental Care, Metro Houston, to schedule an appointment today.
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