Symptoms of Gum Disease

Learn the signs that can indicate gum disease and how early detection and regular check-ups are key to oral health in this educational video by Dr. Vahid Bashi.

Detecting gum problems is crucial for maintaining oral health, and there are several signs you can look out for:

1. Bleeding Gums: As you brush, floss, or even when you spit after brushing, if you notice any blood, it can be a sign of gum issues. Healthy gums should not bleed during routine oral hygiene.

2. Gum Appearance: Healthy gums typically have a pinkish color and appear relatively flat around the teeth. If your gums look swollen, red, or inflamed, it may indicate gum disease or other problems.

3. Regular Dental Check-ups: Regular dental check-ups, ideally every six months, provide an opportunity for a dental professional to thoroughly assess your oral health. They can identify any underlying gum problems that might not be obvious to you, as gum disease can develop gradually without causing pain.

It’s important to note that gum disease can progress without causing pain, and your body may adapt to the problem, making it less noticeable. However, untreated gum disease can lead to severe issues, including bone loss and tooth loss. Therefore, maintaining a regular schedule of dental cleanings and check-ups is essential for early detection and prompt treatment of gum problems, ensuring the long-term health of your teeth and gums.

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Dr. Vahid Bashi has been passionately serving the Colorado Springs community with exceptional dental care since 2001. Before establishing his practice in Colorado Springs, Dr. Bashi honed his skills in Milwaukee, where he practiced for several years, laying the foundation for his illustrious career.

Dr. Bashi earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Marquette University. Further enriching his academic profile, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Utah. As a testament to his professional excellence and commitment to staying at the forefront of dental practices, Dr. Bashi is an esteemed member of several key dental associations. These include the American Dental Association, the Colorado Springs Dental Society, and the Colorado Dental Association.

Dr. Bashi’s practice philosophy centers around continuous improvement and technological advancement. He is fervently committed to integrating the latest technologies, continually upgrading equipment, and enhancing his professional skills through ongoing education. This dedication ensures that his patients receive the most advanced and effective dental treatments available.

Dr. Bashi believes in transparency and education, emphasizing the importance of patients being fully informed about his practice’s policies and methods. He understands that the more his patients know, the better he can serve their dental needs.

Dr. Bashi’s personal motto, “I strive for perfection and accept only excellence,” encapsulates his approach to dental care. This ethos not only reflects in his technical dental work but also in the compassionate, patient-centered care he provides.

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