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white on your gums

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Inflammation: Gingivitis? Periodontitis? Can't tell over the internet. You should be examined by a local dentist for pocketing or an abscess.
Dr. Felicia Mata
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Abscess: Can cause it too. Your dentist will take an x-ray which is a diagnostic tool to see which tooth /teeth and bone area are involved. See your dentist as ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armando Berguido
33 years experience Dentistry
None!: The best thing to keep your gums healthy is good oral home care and seeing your dentist regularly for a regular exams and periodontal maintenance ther ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Other factors: There are no specific foods that 'heal' gums. What's more important is good oral hygiene, proper dental care, good general nutrition, enough sleep, an ... Read More
Dr. Don Millner
42 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No foods "heal" gums: Looking for something other than simply flossing daily and to a lesser degree proper toothing to heal your gums and keep them healthy... Don't waste y ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Virus infection: We think these sores may be caused by a virus. Ask your dr for a rx like "aphatsol" or a steroid paste to shorten your discomfort.
Dr. Jennifer Holtzman
38 years experience Dentistry
Different ways: There are different kinds of gum sores. Some result from a viral infection, "cold sores", which can cause blisters. When these blisters burst, they o ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Gingivitis: Then most common reason is gingivitis. Poor gum health. Brush, floss, use mouthwash regularly.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Kelley
39 years experience Dentistry
It: May be due to a condition called ulcerative gingivitis where your gums have little ulcers or sores that are open and when you get sour foods or acidic ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
45 years experience Dentistry
Depends on Cause: The symptom of gums itching can be due to periodontal disease, allergies or chemical irritation. See your dentist to get the right diagnosis and to l ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Brush, floss, rinse.: Regular brushing, flossing, and use of antibacterial rinses i.e. Listerine will likely help reduce you sore gums (gingivitis). Many people just simply ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
CANKER SORES: Canker sores are small shallow ulcers that appear in mouth and make eating and talking uncomfortable.The exact cause is not known.Stress or tissue inj ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Periodontal Disease: Periodontal disease should be treated by a periodontist. Please call a local periodontist for an appointment.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
47 years experience Dentistry
Bad oral habit: Gum chewing is not about the gum or its sweetness. It is about manifesting a compulsive behaviors through the mouth. Seek a consultation with a ther ... Read More
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