• Gums that bleed when you brush your teeth – Gums should never bleed, even when you brush vigorously or use dental floss.
  • Red, swollen or tender gums – Gums should never be red or swollen.
  • Teeth that seem loose or change position, often the front teeth tend to “fan” out
  • New spacing between teeth – Caused by bone loss.
  • Persistent bad breath – Caused by bacteria in the mouth.
  • Pus around the teeth and gums when you press your gums with your finger – Sign that there is an infection present.
  • Receding gums or pulled away from the teeth – Loss of gum around a tooth.
  • A change in your bite
  • A change in the way your partial dentures fit
  • Tenderness or Discomfort – Plaque, calculus, and bacteria irritate the gums and teeth.

symptons of Periodontal Disease