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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
56 years experience Periodontics
See periodontist: There are many possible reasons for the swelling it may be tooth related , gum disease, periodontal disease, food collecting, filling or crown irrit ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Piehl
51 years experience Periodontics
Wisdom teeth.: Could be impacted 3rd molars and/ or gum disease.

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A male asked:
Dr. Stephen Tsoucaris
29 years experience Dentistry
Soft toothbrush: Salt water rinses Brush with a soft tooth brush Dental check up if it has been a while as it could be another problem as well
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
38 years experience Dentistry
See below: Warm salt water rinses, if still problematic, contact your DDS.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Lots: Lots of reasons for gum recession, including improper brushing, gum disease, trauma,etc. See your Dentist to determine the cause and to administer th ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom Teeth: It appears that your wisdom teeth are erupting.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Wisdom teeth: Wisdom teeth trying to erupt. Would be wise to have them evaluated by Oral Surgeon to evaluate their viability.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Van Stralen
37 years experience Dentistry
Likely yes : Other causes of your symptoms are possible. See you dentist for a examination, diagnosis and treatment.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zweig
45 years experience Dentistry
Periodontal Disease: It means you have unhealthy gums. See your dentist.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Infection: You have an infection. Needs immediate treatment b because it's spreading. Call your Dentist and make an emergency appointment. Do it now.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Mouth Pain: So given that it may be another wisdom tooth trying to erupt (see an oral surgeon for an xray). It may be due to an injury in that area recently causi ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
53 years experience Prosthodontics
Post Op Extractions!: Good day Usually after 4-6 weeks complete healing has occurred. The symptoms you present may be from adjacent teeth. In any event contact your de ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
Couple of possibles: If the gum tissue between the teeth is flattening out or eroding instead of pointed, then this sounds like ANUG. Usually presents with aches and slugg ... Read More

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