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How long will it take for my gingivitis to go away

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Kizy
21 years experience Dentistry
2 to 7 days: If all the irritants are removed and you are brushing and flossing properly. It should take about 2 to 7 days.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Good oral hygeine.: Probably the best treatment for most gum disease is regular trips to the dentist for check-up, and good oral hygeine at home, like brushing regularly, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Duration of Herpes: The duration of the Herpes Virus varies from patient to patient. Maybe dependent on immunity level, intensity of gingivitis and frequency of exacerbat ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Comisi
37 years experience Dentistry
Gingivitis healing: It depends on the extent and duration of the problem. Typically, if it is just gingivitis it should improve over a few days to a week, if you are mana ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Williams
45 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Weeks typically: Most cases of gingivitis are treated conservatively with removal of plaque and calculus by the dentist or dental hygienist then followed up daily by t ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
15 years experience Family Medicine
3-4 weeks: It depends on the person's oral hygiene habits. With smokers and those who don't brush or floss it can set on within a couple of weeks. For the rest o ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
17 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Depends: Depends how severe it is. Usually after 1 week of treatment significant improvement occurs.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joaquin Siles
46 years experience Prosthodontics
Gingivitis: You are young. A hygienists will clean professionally your teeth, maybe a couple of cleanings in a monthe period, floss and brush better and have a pr ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Gingivitis: Healthy scores are 0-3. 4 is a sign of inflamed tissue and greater than 4 generally involves bone loss(periodontitis) however it is possible to have s ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Kizy
21 years experience Dentistry
Maybe never: Not all gingivitis turns into periodontitis but you should address the gingivitis because this is an inflamation of the gums. The diffrence between t ... Read More
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