What are my treatment options?

If you exhibit any symptoms of gum disease, you should see your dentist right away. Treatment strategies depend on the severity of the condition. For most cases of gingivitis, treatment is relatively simple, including improving oral hygiene and dental cleaning. After dental cleaning, oral hygiene must be maintained.

If treated, bleeding and tenderness of the gums will decrease within 1 or 2 weeks after professional cleaning and careful oral hygiene.

Other measures that will help in the treatment of gingivitis include rinsing with warm saltwater or antibacterial rinses to reduce the gum swelling. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications may be use to relieve discomfort.

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