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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Normal: Some teeth come in faster than others. Sometimes recycle as they try to erupt. Symptoms all suggestive of teething. Give baby hard cold teething ri ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Evaluation: You can help him by having him evaluated by a Dentist, preferably a children's dental specialist, a Pedodontist. The pPedodoontist can evaluate the le ... Read More
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
If you are worried: Then yes see a doc. It sounds like teething and constipation. Hylands teething tablets or humphries #3 can be awesome for teething discomfort. Constip ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Merrett
28 years experience Dentistry
Swollen gums : Many times this is just a temporary thing if the gums have been irritated by the procedure. We usually recommend using a warm salt water rinse for a c ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Guarna
34 years experience Dentistry
Improve your hygiene: Typically swollen tissues during braces is due to plaque/bacteria. Try using an interproximal brush to clean around and under brackets and wires befo ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Immediately after there will be inflammation from the procedure especially if it had been awhile since your last cleaning. Make sure to keep brushing ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Gum disease: Swollen gums often indicate gingivitis. However, with good, regular dental care, you're gums should become healthy and stop bleeding so easily and st ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Swollen gums: Swollen gums are not normal. It could be periodontal (gum) problem, or an infection as well as many other possibilities. Salt water rinses and better ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
Many causes: tooth abscesses, periodontal( gum) abscesses, are most common causes. There other less common causes but you need evaluation ASAP!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Painful wisdom teeth: Pain from swollen gums around wisdom teeth is caused by inflammation and is called pericoronitis. Temporary measures to relieve pain include salt wate ... Read More
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