The Mugford Center Covid-19 Update
At The Mugford Center we prioritize the safety of our patients and employees. We have always taken extra precautions to provide our patients with a clean and sterile environment. In these times we make sure to go above and beyond what the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the American Dental Association, and the Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners recommends. Our goal is to make everyone who comes into our office feel as comfortable as they possibly can.
-Dr. David Mugford and The Mugford Center team.
Posted on 2/20/2018 by David Mugford
|Infections are a common problem with many that have dental issues. When there is an infection that is found in the teeth or gums, then the person will want to find help sooner, rather than later.
Infections that are left untreated can flow into the blood stream and other areas of the body, causing further problems. Don't let this happen to you and make sure to notice any of these symptoms should they happen with a gum infection.
Symptoms of a Gum Infection
Gum disease, which is a gum infection in the mouth can cause many symptoms such as dry mouth, bad breath and loss of teeth. This can be a bad thing for a person to go through since it means a rigorous cleaning treatment plan, as well as regular dental visits to care for the problem that they're experiencing to get it under control.
Some of the other symptoms that can be experienced are pain and swelling throughout the entire mouth in the gum area. Usually the pain is felt around the gum line of the teeth.
This can be irritating and cause further problems for the person. Gum infections are serious and you should speak with a professional regarding the care that is required for the teeth.
Sensitivity is another big factor that comes with this disease, as well as bleeding gums. You want to protect them as much as possible and make sure they're kept clean, in the long run to prevent the infection from spreading in the mouth.
If you feel that you have gum disease or other infections in the mouth, speak with us here. We can take a look and provide you with the best treatment plan necessary. Don't let the infection in your mouth go on for too long, as this can cause further problems in the long run.