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What do healthy gums look like?

I heard that a lot of people in the US have issues with gums. What should my gums look like if they're healthy?

When is a periodontist preferred over a dentist?

When would you suggest me to go to a periodontist over a dentist?

I have small boils developing around my gums. What could they be?

I have noticed small boils that have developed around my gums, and they're a little painful. What could they be from?

Are bleeding gums in kids a cause of concern?

My son's gums are bleeding, especially when he brushes his teeth. He is 14 years old. Should I be concerned about his bleeding gums, and what should I do to help him?

Will my increased sugar levels cause a problem to treat my gum disease?

I'm being treated for my gum issue, but my sugar levels are high. Are these levels causing a delay in my healing problem?

Can extreme gingivitis be life threatening?

I have excessive gingivitis in my gums. Can this be life threatening for me?

My gums are turning blackish-pink. Is this something that comes with aging?

I am 59 years old. Over the past year, I've noticed my gums are becoming more blackish-pink in color. Is this normal for people as they age?

How often can I use a mouthwash in a day?

I have bad breath, and use mouth wash to make my breath smell as fresh as possible. But how many times can I use mouthwash away?

Why do I have a thick white coating on my tongue?

I have a thick white coating on my tongue, and it's not really going away. Why do I have this?

What is the life of a dental implant?

How much time should pass before I get my dental implants changed?

I can feel a certain pressure on my gums. What could it be?

I feel slight pressure on my gums, especially when I brush my teeth in the morning. What could this be from?

How can sore gums be treated?

What is the best treatment for sore gums? Is there any remedy?

Are there any home remedies to treat gingivitis?

My husband is suffering from gingivitis. Are there any home remedies to treat this?

Could my daughter's braces cause her gums to swell?

My daughter had gotten braces over two weeks ago and I've noticed that her gums are a little swollen. Is it possible that her braces could have caused this? If it's not, what...

How do I know if I have an infection in my gums or teeth?

I am having soreness in my gums. I don’t know if it could be an infection in my teeth or gums. Is there any way to find out?

What could be the reason for my mouth ulcers?

I keep getting mouth ulcers. They hurt a lot and its becoming difficult to eat and drink due to the pain. What could be the reason for their repeated occurrence?

Why do I have a sharp pain in my gums?

I've been experiencing pain in my gums for the past couple of days, and the pain has been rather sharp. What could be the reason for this? There is no bleeding in my gums, as...

Are there any home remedies to treat gingivitis?

Are there any simple home remedies available that will help me treat gingivitis?

Can periodontal disease be reversed?

My father has been diagnosed with periodontal disease. Can this condition be reversed?

What is the treatment for periodontitis?

My sister has been diagnosed with periodontitis, but we aren't sure of how severe her case really is. What is the course of treatment for this condition?

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