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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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I have this pimple on my gum with pus, but I'm going on holiday for 2 weeks. Will it be okay to leave it until I get home, or is it too risky?

I have this pimple on my gum with pus, but I'm going on holiday for 2 weeks. Will it be okay to leave it until I get home, or is it too risky?

Get checked: Typically an unhealthy tooth will abscess and the infection drains thru the bone and the gum, resulting in a draining fistula (pimple on the gum). Infections have the ability to drain and evolve. Infections that evolve became cancerous. Get checked. ...Read more

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Pimple like thing that comes and goes on my gum/swollen cheek, had pulpectomy 5 years ago. What can I do to get stop it from appearing again?

Pimple like thing that comes and goes on my gum/swollen cheek, had pulpectomy 5 years ago. What can I do to get stop it from appearing again?

Need RCT: Pulpectomy is the beginning of a root canal. The pimple is most likely a well established abscess that drains periodically and then heals and closes. You should get full root canal therapy(rct) to get rid of abscess for good. ...Read more

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Big pimple in my gums is a sign of?

Big pimple in my gums is a sign of?

Infection: The bump is infection from a tooth that is draining. See your dentist asap. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a pimple on my gums and is really painful, how can I pop it.?

What to do if I have a pimple on my gums and is really painful, how can I pop it.?

Don't bother...: Might be a tooth abscess, which needs to be treated by a dentist. "Popping" it will not solve the problem. ...Read more

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Why do I have a pimple on my gum? I have a white small bump that looks like a small pimple on my gum and it hurts

Why do I have a pimple on my gum? I have a white small bump that looks like a small pimple on my gum and it hurts

Mouth sore: Sometimes when we get a small cut in our mouth, it can get hurt as it is healing. When our gums heal, the are is often white. A white bump on the gum should heal quickly, if it continues to be painful or grow in size, then consider having a physician or dentist take a look at it. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more