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How do i treat peeling/sensitive gums?

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Dr. Behram Dalal
Dentistry 31 years experience
Best to see: A dentist to find out the cause of the "peeling / sensitive gums". Healthy gums should not be peeling or sloughing off. The dentist can prescribe the proper treatment once he.She has had the opportunity to examine you and perform a medical history evaluation on you.
Dr. Seth Rosen
Specializes in Dentistry
Not normal: Peeling and very sensitive gums is not normal. Often this is a sign of gum disease, you should see your dentist to get this taken care of right away. If left untreated it will only get worse and you risk losing all your teeth.

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