From the Mass Dental Society: Gum Disease – a major cause of tooth loss …

(Last Updated On: March 26, 2021)
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From the Massachusetts Dental Society:
If you notice any of the following signs of gum disease, see your dentist immediately:

  • Gums that bleed when you brush your teeth
  • Gums that have pulled away from the teeth and are red, swollen, or tender
  • Bad breath that doesn’t go away
  • Pus between your teeth and gums
  • Loose teet
  • A change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite or a change in the fit of partial dentures

Read more:   http://www.massdental.org/gumdisease.aspx?id=992