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A 40-year-old member asked:

Needing expert help. i have sensitive gums, what can i do?

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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Sensitive gums: See your dentist for an examination. Sensitive gums may result from a buildup of tarter, or from an infection, gum recession and bone loss. You may just need a cleaning. Or, you may have gum disease which will need to be treated.
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Dr. James Wright
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See Dentist: See your dentist... Sore gums can indicate periodontal and other dental issues.
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