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Had a piece of food stuck in between 2 teeth. used floss and that became stuck for hours. the next day what looked like a pimple formed on gums by t?

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Dr. Gary Sandler answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Infection?: May be inflammation or more likely an infection. Regardless, see your own dentist asap to both see why food and floss is getting stuck and also whether you have a gum problem/infection that requires treatment. Problem may have started from cavity, broken filling, loose filling, overhanging filling.

Answered 6/18/2017

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