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I have swolswollen cheeks after deep gum cleaning yesterday. Is this normal?

I have swolswollen cheeks after deep gum cleaning yesterday. Is this normal?

Gums: Maybe but also a chance of infection. Ice your cheeks and gargle with salt water but call the dentist ...Read more

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How long should I have swollen gums after deep cleaning?

Not long: If you're following good dental hygine routine, bleeding should reduce then stop over a few wks or less. Do you floss? Often times when we don't floss regularly or brush thoroughly some tissues don't get in contact with either floss or toothbrush, & become inflamed/irritated and gum disease can develop. A water pik might help too. Be sure to see your dentist regularly, esp if it doesn't clear. ...Read more

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I just had deep cleaning because gum was swollen for years. Will deep cleaning help stop halitosis?

I just had deep cleaning because gum was swollen for years. Will deep cleaning help stop halitosis?

If your problem: Is related to this - it may help. Bad breath may be caused by smoking, dry mouth (due to medications, ^ mouth breathing or salivary gland problems), gum infections, poor dental hygiene, certain foods (like garlic, curry, fish oils or onions), sinusitis, post nasal drip, throat infections, infections in the mouth, bronchitis, lactose intolerance, gerd, improperly cleaned dentures, braces ; retainers. ...Read more

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Does it take 2 months to heal inflame gums after deep cleaning/class 5 redone? other parts of gums was heal except 1 part of gums between 2 teeth?

Does it take 2 months to heal inflame gums after deep cleaning/class 5 redone? other parts of gums was heal except 1  part of gums between 2 teeth?

See a periodontist: It is very important to see a periodontist if you experience any of the symptoms of a refractory periodontal disease. A periodontist is a dentist specializing in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gum disease and alveolar bone resorption. ...Read more

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When you have gingivitis how long does it take for all of you gums to get better. My gums don't bleed, had a deep cleaning in gum line by dentist?

When you have gingivitis how long does it take for all of you gums to get better. My gums don't bleed, had a deep cleaning in gum line by dentist?

Up to you: See Dentist as often as recommended, but Dentist can't do this alone. You have the major responsibility for keeping your gums healthy. Brush 2 full minutes(zebu the clock) at least 2x/day with sort toothbrush & pea sized portion of toothpaste. Very important, floss or Water Pik daily. Avoid excessive alcohol. Ask Dentist for more advice. ...Read more

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Is it a problem that my gums bled while they were deep cleaned?

Is it a problem that my gums bled while they were deep cleaned?

Gums will bleed: No, it is not a problem. Quite the opposite, they should bleed when having a deep cleaning. The reason for deep cleaning, also known as scaling and root planning, is that the dentist took x-rays and periodontal measurements and found signs of infection, gums that bled while taking measurements, therefore the gums were ulcerated and infected. If the gums were not ulcerated and infected the deep cle. ...Read more

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