A gum specialist carries out examination, evaluation of extent of gum problems, like excessive gum bleeding, red swollen puffy gums, loose teeth, receding gum line, swelling or abnormal growth and pain in gums.
If you have swollen , extremely shiny , red puffy and spongy gums, feeling of looseness in teeth, bleeding while biting into food, or slight touch / normal brushing which doesn’t get better , feeling of foul taste in mouth or bad breath, increased spacing between teeth, a receding gum line.
Yes. Condition like diabetes, kidney or liver disorders, medications you take,nutrotional deficients, habits like smoking, alcohol , teeth grinding, milestones like puberty, pregnancy, and mental stress all affects your gum health in different ways. This is called Periodontal medicine.