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Treatment and preventive measure for gingivitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you
User :   hi sir
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i just need help for my bleeding teeth
User :   my age is 25 yrs

User :  
from last 6 months
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i suffering from this problem
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whenever i spit i see a lot of blood coming from my teeth
Doctor :  
Ok
User :  
i went to docor also
Doctor :   Do you have bad breath
User :   sometimes
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Do you have pain in gums?
User :  
she told me to use clohex mouthwash and a gel
Doctor :   Ok
User :   pain is not there

Doctor :  
What was her diagnosis finally?
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after examining yoiu
User :   gingivitis

Doctor :  
Ok
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Did she mention the cause also?
User :   my wife is suffering from same problem
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no
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Ok
User :  
but i am from a village where flouride is in excess in water
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Ok
User :   only after marriage it started
User :   before i never suffered from tyhis
User :   does it mean i got this from my wife

Doctor :  
Ok
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Since how lon gyou have this problem
User :   from last 6 months
Doctor :   If it gingivitis

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The common causes are
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drugs
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i mean medications
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viral and fungal infections in the mouth
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Other mouth infections
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Poor diet
User :   i am not on any type of medication
User :  
may be it is poor diet
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The risk factors are smoking Diabetes, Decreased Immunity
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Gingivitis begins with plaque. This invisible, sticky film, primarily of bacteria, forms on your teeth when starches and sugars in food interact with bacteria normally found in your mouth
User :   scalling was also done
Doctor :   So brushing the teeth twice day
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will remove the plaque
User :   but whenever i brush bleeding increases

Doctor :  
If it stays for more than
Doctor :   Yes because of the gingivitis
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you should have prevented it earlier
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by removing the plaque
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scaling removes the tartar and the plaques
User :   what should i do now doctor
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So now on try to prevent further episodes
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Gingivitis usually clears up after a professional cleaning as long as you continue to follow a program of good oral hygiene at home. The dentist may recommend using an antiseptic like the one you have now for mouth rinse in addition to brushing and flossing.
Doctor :   The scaling is already done
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User :  
should i avoid sugar items
User :   which toothpaste should i use

Doctor :  
Colgate is fine you can use it twice daily and use the mouth wash after your meal
User :   can i also use toothbrush as it increases bledding
Doctor :   Infact you Pay attention to the brushing action, not the type of toothpaste.

Doctor :   Select a toothbrush with soft, end-rounded or polished bristles
Doctor :   Consider investing in an electric toothbrush with rotating or vibrating bristles.
User :   any thing about diet doctor

Doctor :   if you are not comfortable in way you brush
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Diet is Calcium is important because it helps maintain the strength of your bones that support your teeth.
Doctor :   Vitamin C fruits are good
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which decreases the bleeding gums
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OK
User :  
ok doctor
Doctor :  
I believe i have given enough
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info
User :   yeah that was quite satisfactory for me
Doctor :  
Ok bye then
User :  
thank you doctor
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