If you suspect you have gum disease, and are experiencing some of its symptoms such as sore gums, compare your gums to the pictures of gum disease below, from gingivitis to advanced periodontitis. If your gums look like they’re in the early stages of gum disease, bring it to the attention of your dentist and hygienist at your next visit.
Look for gum inflammation and bleeding.
Symptoms include noticeably receding gum and pockets between gums and teeth.
Advanced Periodontitis Disease
Tissue and bone that support teeth are lost, causing loose teeth.