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Huntsville, Alabama
A 33-year-old female asked:

What causes the back of your gums to get so sore? i have had all 4 of my wisdom teeth cut out15 yrs ago. i don't think it is my tmj bc i am not stress

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Andrea
35 years experience
Need more info.: when is it sore ....on its own or after eating ? When you awake or at other times. Your dentist will need answers to this to help you
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Sore Gingiva: Could be inflammation due to periodontal issues. You'll need to be examined to know for sure.
Dr. Anthony Sharber
Dentistry 39 years experience
Needs a thorough exam to determine most likely cause
Jun 8, 2015
Last updated Jan 16, 2016


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