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inflammation of the gums

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In addition, infectious diseases such as feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), feline calicivirus (FCV), and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) may all predispose your cat to gum inflammation and infections.
But while there is some evidence that such mouthwashes can reduce plaque and gum inflammation, Richards says: "If you're brushing your teeth twice or three times a day with a fluoride toothpaste, the additional benefit you will get isn't likely to be huge.
Other studies have found higher levels of inflammatory markers such as C-reactive protein (CRP) in people with Alzheimer's disease, and it is possible that gum inflammation could be one of the sources.
Most foods that contain fiber provide natural phytonutrients that act as antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, which may help in reducing chronic inflammation that may be associated with gum inflammation.
Powered toothbrushes with a rotation, oscillation action have been shown to be slightly better at removing plaque and reducing gum inflammation than manual toothbrushes, although I wouldn't recommend them for children under seven unless they are supervised by parents.
But prevention is the key and people should realise that it's painful for an animal when it has tooth decay and gum inflammation.
If you are having symptoms of gingivitis and take the pill, tell your dentist, not only because it may be causing your gum inflammation, but also because an antibiotic prescribed by your dentist may interfere with the effectiveness of the contraceptive, although this is theoretical and no case reports have been found.
There's a lot of circumstantial evidence that inflammation raises your risk of cognitive decline and it could be that gum inflammation is one of the sources.
When given over a period of time, as was common practice, calomel would cause excessive salivation, gum inflammation and various neurological symptoms.
The toothpaste contains stannous fluoride which strengthens the enamel, in addition to reducing gum inflammation and tooth sensitivity.
Over 70 prominent dentists took part in a professional dental conference in Dubai aimed at sharing new ways of improving oral hygiene and prevention of teeth cavities/ gum inflammation as well as other serious oral diseases.
Gum inflammation also correlates with elevated levels of C-reactive protein, which increases your risk to all the above diseases and complications.
The worry is that excessive levels of hydrogen peroxide can damage tooth enamel and cause gum inflammation or even burning.
The Ayurvedic formula features astringent, antiseptic and purifying properties that help prevent plaque, cavities and gum inflammation, while cleansing the teeth and freshening the breath.
Diabetes--Dry mouth, distinctive breath odor, burning tongue, persistent gum inflammation, periodontal disease, tooth decay