A 32-year-old member asked:
i have swollen gums on the top left teeth. any home remedies for this?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Gary Sandler answered
53 years experience Dentistry
Swollen gums: Swollen gums are not normal. It could be periodontal (gum) problem, or an infection as well as many other possibilities. Salt water rinses and better tooth brushing\flossing may help, but without examining you, you should not rely on home remedies. It might improve and then flare-up even worse. Please see your dentist.
Answered on Jan 6, 2014
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience Dentistry
Good oral hygiene: The best home remedies for treating swollen gum is good oral hygiene in the area. Gum massage to improve drainage in the area also helped. Application of salt/salt rinse can also help to drain the swollen area. Check with your dentist for the cause of swollen gum. Treat the cause, not the symptom.
Answered on Mar 22, 2014
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