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A 33-year-old member asked:

Just started flossing again and my gums have swollen a lot. how do i get the swelling down?

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Dr. Nathan Pfister
14 years experience
Swelling gums: You possible dislodged tarter or "something" deeper into the gums. I'd try a water pic with a diluted salt rinse. If its been awhile you would certainly benefit from having them professionally cleaned.
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