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Why are my gums so sore and discolored?

Why are my gums so sore and discolored?

Infection: It is not easy to say exactly without examining your gums and measuring the pockets around your teeth. It sounds that you may be suffering from a severe case of periodontal disease ( gum & bone )due to heavy deposits under the gums or you may be having some kind of a different infection. This can not be diagnosed or treated over the Internet. You must see a dentist of a gum specialist. ...Read more

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Will bonjela help my sore gum or nerve?

Will bonjela help my sore gum or nerve?

Depends on cause: Bonjela is a group of topical anesthetics (not available in us) for mild soft tissue irritation from things like braces, ill fitting dentures, canker sores, etc. The prudent thing to do would be to consult with your dentist to determine the cause of your soreness, and your dentist can then tell you whether a topical anesthetic is the correct solution for your problem. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat sore gums?

What is the best way to treat sore gums?

Gingivitis : You may have gingivitis. This is an infection of the gums which causes swelling and bleeding gums. A dentist visit can confirm whether it is gingivitis or a more serious infection called periodontitis, an infection of the bone surrounding the teeth. When brushing, make sure to massage your gums even if they bleed and floss every day to remove the bacteria causing this infection. ...Read more

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What causes you gums to be sore/sensitive?

What causes you gums to be sore/sensitive?

Infection: When your body cannot contain a bacterial invasion of body tissue, an infection occur. An infection gives rised to tissue vasodilation and neovascular genesis (produce new blood vessel and capillary) to mobilized the cell of immunity to combat infection. When this occur, gum tissue is gorged with all these cells and pressing on the nerve causing sore or sensitive. ...Read more

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Painful sore on gums, what could be wrong?

Painful sore on gums, what could be wrong?

Family dentist: There are many things it could be- the most common being an apthous ulcer(canker sore)..... Could also be an abcess from tooth or gum..... You should visit your dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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How to get relief from sore and bleedy gums?

How to get relief from sore and bleedy gums?

Dental cleaning.: That sounds like gum disease: gingivitis or periodontitis. If your last cleaning was recent, schedule a follow-up with your dentist to determine the cause of your relapse. If it's been a while, it's time to schedule that dental visit. ...Read more

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Can bonjela help my sore gum or sore nerves?

Can bonjela help my sore gum or sore nerves?

Perhaps, but...: I would first consult a dentist who can actually examine you to determine the cause of the sore gums and nerves. If i had chest pain, i would consult a physician to see if there is something serious that requires treatment rather than just taking some pain medication. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a sore on my gums?

Good OH: Keep the area clean by good oral hygiene. Check with your dentist for gingivitis or periodontal disease in the area. Check also for pulpal reaction which may required root canal. Finally, check for occlusion which may exacerbate the destructive effect of these conditions. ...Read more

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Why do I have a sore and itchy on my upper gum?

Why do I have a sore and itchy on my upper gum?

Brush, brush, brush: Sore and itchy means your gum may be inflamed. Brushing with soft bristle brush, clean the area will help with the symptoms. See your dentist to treat the cause and prevent the recurrence of symptoms. ...Read more

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One side of my upper gums are rough and sore why?

One side of my upper gums are rough and sore why?

Possible causes: With only one side of your gums rough and sore, possible causes may be related to overzealous brushing, habits such as tobacco usage, or trauma from food. Another possible cause could be bony exostosi or excess bone growth which can make the gums irregular in appearance and easily traumatized. An evaluation by your dentist would be recommended for a more definitive answer. ...Read more