A 33-year-old member asked:
What is inflammation of the gums and effect on baby?
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Dentistry 24 years experience
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Dentistry 9 years experience
Sore gums: Inflamation of the gums would present as red and or swelling of the gums. Most common cause would be from not keeping their teeth clean. Use a clean cloth, gauze, small tooth brush to clean theri teeth and this should resolve in a few days or see your pediatrican if it does not.
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Last updated Oct 18, 2016
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