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what do I do if my gums are swollen

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
See the Periodontist: See the periodontist (gum tissue specialist). Go soon. In the meantime, salt water rinsing, 3 - 5 times/day and slow careful but complete brushing and ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See a dentist: This requires dental care and not home remedies.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Periodontist: I suggest you see a local periodontist for an evaluation. You may have periodontal disease.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Call orthodontist: If i understood your question, the orthodontic wire is piercing your gum tissue causing the tissue to swell. Call your orthodontist to have them trim ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding gums: Painful and bleeding gums is a sign of periodontal disease. When was your last dental check-up and professional cleaning. Sounds like it's time to see ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Markzar
26 years experience Periodontics
Many reasons. : Gum inflammations could be due to many reasons. The most plausible factor is the inadequate homecare ; oral hygiene. If the gum inflammation sustained ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Determine cause: Once the cause of your swollen gums are determined, then the proper treatment can be suggested. Please make an appointment with a local dentist to be ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fady Wadie
8 years experience Dentistry
Need more info. : Swelling of the gums could occur due to certain medication use. You need to see a dentist and have a list of all your medications with you. Can be man ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Periodontist: Gum damage, usually from not cleaning between teeth. See your dentist, or the periodontist of his/her choice, for the treatment necessary to resolve ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
55 years experience Periodontics
See a periodontist: With braces the gums can become very irritated and swollen have a periodontist check you out to make sure there are no deposits below your gums and ... Read More
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