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We look at your gums every time you see us
We look at the color of your gums
We assess the strength and firmness of your gums
We check your gums with a very small periodontal probe
We measure the space between the teeth and the gums
I want to see if periodontal pockets are present
The normal space between teeth and gums is three millimeters
You see, in this pocket the space is seven millimeters
this area, you can see that the gingival tissue has receded
Also you have increased sensitivity when I touch your tooth