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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Bezreh
Specializes in Periodontics
Infection: In addition to trauma and viral or bacterial infections.
Dr. Sam Markzar
27 years experience Periodontics
Any of infections..: Normally, a periodontal , or gingival abscess can cause such sudden reaction, and in most of cases 24 to 72 hours after eating pop corn or chips, or ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Brodsky
58 years experience Dentistry
Sortr of: When you have the flu, everything is subject to soreness. Why should gums be different? Headaches, joint pain, muscler pain, sore throat, and even o ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Not common: However sometimes w/ the flu home care suffers and resulting gum problems could result.
Dr. Felicia Mata
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Referred pain : Can cause not just the gums but the maxilla or upper jaw and teeth to hurt if there is involvement of sinuses. If there's existing periodontal diseas ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
32 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It is possible, esp. If you are clenching your jaws while asleep also. You can ask your dentist about aw excercises, or a bite guard.
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Dr. Ryan Finnegan
22 years experience Dentistry
Sort of: Tmj is the term for the the jaw joint, tmd refers to disorders associated with the joint. Gum chewing can lead to overuse if the muscles of masticatio ... Read More
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Dr. James Wallace
47 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes : Tmj is a complex problem which is often muscular in nature. Chewing gum is a muscular.Activity which can initiate or exacerbate muscle spasm. Therefor ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayang Vora
48 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Gums do get inflammed little bit and soreness is possible.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Not really...: Pain is an indication that you gums are inflamed. You may have periodontal issues. Have your dentist take a look and see a periodontist if necessary.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
May make TMJ worse: Tmj problems refers to problems with the jaw joint in front of the ear (temporomandibular joint). Typically the problems arise from some form of mech ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
20 years experience Dentistry
Very Obvious...: Tmj is directly related to the forces that are applied to the articulation (TMJ) and they suffer the pressure of such forces (that may be up to more ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
46 years experience Dentistry
Depends on Cause: If the cause is food packed under the gum, then warm saline rinsing & gentle flossing may help. If it is from an abscessed tooth, then only a dentist ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
See your dentist: May gum or dental disease, see your dentist.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Minassian
14 years experience Dentistry
Gum infection: Possible gum infection change toothbrush and do salt water rinses.
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