At this stage you now have gum disease, also known as Periodontal Disease. Small pockets have now formed at the edge of the gums, which are essentially breeding grounds for bacteria and the leading cause for other dental issues.
Toothache, Bad Breath, and Dry Mouth
Toothache pain can arise from many different causes. Sometimes the patient might have a cavity and be suffering from tooth decay. Other times the gum disease will begin to affect the root of the tooth and give tremendous pain.
A toothache remedy can be something as simple as chewing on garlic or taking a few aspirin. But usually what to do for toothache is to call your dentist and let him or her know that your tooth is not in the best condition.
The causes of bad breath are twofold:
- Food that is circulating through your body will produce a ruminating smell. As food is processed through your stomach, particles enter your bloodstream, which in turn will enter your lungs. As you breathe in and out the smell from these particles will be excreted from your lungs and your mouth.
- Food that you ate will leave some deposits inside of your mouth. Your body produces saliva to breakdown the food, and often these deposits will remain in your mouth long after you have finished eating.
Bad breath remedies address both of these issues. First, take caution when eating strong smelling foods. Foods with strong spices, garlic, and onions will not only leave deposits in your mouth, but will secrete through the interior of your body.
Dry mouth remedies are fairly straightforward once you consider what the causes are. Dry mouth is usually caused by the following things: