Is tooth root inflammation dangerous?

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Dear doctor, for the past few months I have noticed that my tooth roots are bleeding and reddened. Especially when I brush my teeth or eat hard food, the doctor advises me if I have root inflammation, and if I have root inflammation, how to treat it, is it dangerous? (Hoai Thu - Nghe An)


Hi Hoai Thu, thank you for sharing your question about Nhan Tam Dental Clinic. Regarding your question, we would like to answer specifically as follows:

According to your description, the bleeding gums you are experiencing could be a sign of gingivitis. If bleeding between the teeth is accompanied by symptoms such as red swollen gums, pain, pus roots, loose teeth ... then you should go to the dentist immediately for examination because, after gingivitis, you may experience complications. More severe symptoms, affecting the tissues around the teeth and even losing teeth if not cared for and treated in time.

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If you have gingivitis with the above symptoms, you almost have gingivitis. This is also the first stage of periodontal disease, once your health and resistance weaken, it becomes more dangerous. Inflamed and damaged gums are an ideal environment for bacteria to grow. Gums cover and protect the roots of the teeth. When the root of a tooth becomes infected, it not only causes damage to the oral cavity but can also affect your overall health.

For prolonged inflammation, the more and more serious diseases will cause alveolar bone loss, root infection, and tooth loss.

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In most cases, if periodontitis is new or not severe, treatment is usually simple methods such as:

    • Scaling: removes plaque as well as bacteria that accumulate on the tooth surface and under the gums.
    • Root scrub: smooth the surface of the tooth root to prevent tartar and bacteria from returning.
    • Taking antibiotics: can help control bacterial infections. Patients need to strictly follow the doctor's instructions about the amount and time of taking the drug to ensure health safety.
    • Home treatment: some folk methods can help improve the condition of the root canal with ingredients that are easy to find at home.

We hope that the above information has helped you answer your questions. If you need more information, please immediately contact Nhan Tam Dental Clinic, the doctors will give you specific and completely free advice.