Pyorrhea Information

Pyorrhea is a condition, wherein the ligaments and bones supporting the teeth get infected and become inflamed. An advanced stage of periodontal disease, it causes bleeding and discharge of pus from the gums. Apart from this, pyorrhea also causes bad breath and slow erosion of the jaw bone. Loss of teeth can be described as the ultimate result of pyorrhea. To know more about the causes and symptoms of pyorrhea, go through the following lines.

Causes Of Pyorrhea

  • Bacterial infection
  • Wrong feeding habits
  • Injury to the gums and supporting structures, by improper use of toothpicks
  • Sticking of food particles to the teeth
  • Physical and chemical irritants
  • Allergy
  • Pregnancy
  • Use of contraceptive pill
  • Prolonged tension
  • Improper cleaning of teeth
  • Health problems
  • Improper diet
  • Excessive smoking
  • Too much consumption of alcohol
  • Drug usage
  • Deficiency of vitamin C
Symptoms Of Pyorrhea
  • Tender and swollen gums
  • Oozing of pus
  • Improper functioning of the stomach
  • Liver problems
  • Appearance of sepsis, in various forms, adversely affecting the whole system
  • Bleeding of the gums
  • Gingival itchiness
  • Gingival reaction
  • Loosening of teeth
  • Teeth get riddled with decay
  • Inflammation of the gums

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