Some of the diseases that affect the teeth and gums are as given below:
It is caused due to the deficiency of vitamin C.
Bleeding of the gums.
It can be prevented by consuming citrus fruits.
Teeth affected with periodontitis
It is mainly caused due to tobacco chewing.
It is a severe form of gum disease that ruins the bones, gums and other tissues.
- Chewing of tobacco should be avoided.
- A well-balanced diet should be followed.
It is caused mainly due to the presence of bacteria in plaque.
The tooth starts decaying due to the acids produced by the bacteria.
Decay of tooth can be prevented by regular brushing and flossing of teeth.
Gingivitis (Gum disease):
Teeth affected with Gingivitis
It is due to the building up of plaque in teeth.
It leads to the swelling and bleeding of gums.
It can be prevented by regular brushing and flossing of teeth.