What are the Signs of Periodontal Diseases?



Warning signs:


The following are the most common symptoms of periodontal diseases:

  • bleeding gums during tooth brushing and flossing
  • red, swollen or tender gums
  • gums that have pulled away from the teeth
  • persistent bad breath
  • pus between the teeth and gums
  • loose or separated teeth
  • a change the way your teeth fit together when you bite
  • a change in the fit of partial dentures

You may have periodontal disease and not have any of these symptoms. Most of our patients do not experience pain with periodontal diseases.