Gum Problems

Gum disease or periodontal disease is the name given to a range of oral problems. This range can start from small gingivitis to more serious periodontitis. Bad breath, swollen gums, light bleeding from the gums, sensitive teeth, painful spots in the upper or lower jaw are symptoms for early signs of gum disease that we do not realize. We are all aware that gum disease can lead to adult tooth loss and other oral problems but it also has a very adverse impact on other parts of our body. What we need to know is that the mouth is not an isolated ecosystem but a very important and integral part of for entire immune system and therefore it will affect the other parts as well. Studies reveal that when bacteria present in the mouth, which is the reason for painful and swollen gums when it travels to other parts of the body it can create a white range of chronic diseases such as arthritis, diabetes, heart diseases and even cancer.

The proficient understanding of the above-mentioned facts add to the increasing influx of tourists that aim for medical tourism in Kerala and one of the very first steps that need to be implemented is the use of medical disposables such as probe covers into the general system of health care