A 47-year-old member asked:
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what do you suggest if my teeth are clean but my gums are decaying?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Gums don't decay..: ... teeth do. In any event you should call a local dentist for a consultation. Sounds like you need treatment.
Answered on Jul 23, 2014

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