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OPINIONS? Is this severe periodontitis or gum disease? :( (photos)

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mc90

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Hello, newbie to the forum but have been reading threads for a bit. Basically I am early 20s and very aware of the fact my teeth are disguisting. I have an appointment with the dentist on Thursday and am terrified I am going to find out all my teeth are going to fall out due to gum disease or periodontitis after endless google searching. For the past month I have been constantly brushing my teeth after meals & flossing and using mouthwash but I dont think it will help at all. I have attached photos if any professionals/experienced are able to be brutally honest and tell me what to expect on Thursday and how the treatment will go... ultimately, am I going to lose my teeth :confused:


Thank you xx


p.s apologies for the pic i am so embarrassed just looking for some support. :redface:
 

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Hunter

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Hello, newbie to the forum but have been reading threads for a bit. Basically I am early 20s and very aware of the fact my teeth are disguisting. I have an appointment with the dentist on Thursday and am terrified I am going to find out all my teeth are going to fall out due to gum disease or periodontitis after endless google searching. For the past month I have been constantly brushing my teeth after meals & flossing and using mouthwash but I dont think it will help at all. I have attached photos if any professionals/experienced are able to be brutally honest and tell me what to expect on Thursday and how the treatment will go... ultimately, am I going to lose my teeth :confused:


Thank you xx


p.s apologies for the pic i am so embarrassed just looking for some support. :redface:
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Er...i'm not a dentist so anything I say can be disregarded, but your gums don't look inflamed and your teeth just look like they could do with a clean. Sees dentist for a real opinion. I hope that helps. Gum disease and peridontitis are usually inflamed I think.
 
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michisafraid

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May 15, 2013
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Hello, newbie to the forum but have been reading threads for a bit. Basically I am early 20s and very aware of the fact my teeth are disguisting. I have an appointment with the dentist on Thursday and am terrified I am going to find out all my teeth are going to fall out due to gum disease or periodontitis after endless google searching. For the past month I have been constantly brushing my teeth after meals & flossing and using mouthwash but I dont think it will help at all. I have attached photos if any professionals/experienced are able to be brutally honest and tell me what to expect on Thursday and how the treatment will go... ultimately, am I going to lose my teeth :confused:


Thank you xx


p.s apologies for the pic i am so embarrassed just looking for some support. :redface:

Hi there,

I have gum disease and from your picture your gums look super healthy so if I were you I would not be worried. I wish my gums looked as pink and healthy as yours do! Good luck at your appointment, you will do fine. :)
 
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