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How long should I have swollen gums after deep cleaning

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Not long: If you're following good dental hygine routine, bleeding should reduce then stop over a few wks or less. Do you floss? Often times when we don't flos ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
It can...: But it depends on the cause of the halitosis. Periodontal pocketing, cavities, and acid reflux all contribute to your halitosis. If your gums were swo ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If your problem: Is related to this - it may help. Bad breath may be caused by smoking, dry mouth (due to medications, ^ mouth breathing or salivary gland problems), g ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
No: Call your dentist, explain what you feel and ask to be seen for a post operative evaluation.
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Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Doesn't sound normal: I would make an appointment to see the treating doctor for a follow up evaluation sooner rather than later. Hope this helps.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
42 years experience Dentistry
10 to 14 days: After Initial Periodontal Therapy or IPT, you must brush rinse and floss as instructed. Your gums may bleed for a few days as they heal, but excellent ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Aim for never: Smoking weed is not a good thing to do. The intentional habit of inhaling burning organic material, combined with various chemicals used in the growin ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Gingivitis: Quite variable. Depends upon the causative organisms, severity of gingivitis, treatment employed and the immune status of the host. Good luck. Should ... Read More
A 32-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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Wrong people: You're talking to the wrong people. You should be calling your Dentist about this. You may have a dental or periodontal infection, present before th ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
38 years experience Dentistry
Possible infection: May be an infection under the gums. Floss area well and if it doesn't clear up see your dentist.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
48 years experience Dentistry
No : often a sign of healing is an itching feeling.
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