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What are common gum problems?

What are common gum problems?

Gus and bone: Gingivitis and periodontitis are the most common. The next most common is loss of attachment commonly referred to as gum recession. ...Read more

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What to do about gum pockets?

What to do about gum pockets?

See Specialist: See the Periodontist - the specialist in gum tissue treatment. Get a complete exam and diagnosis and discuss your condition and options for treatment. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Is it bad to chew gum all day?

Is it bad to chew gum all day?

IF YOU TALK TO A: Dentist, yes. If it is sugarless and it keeps you drinking water and not eating junk, as an internist dealing with the obesity epidemic, i'd say keep chewing! ...Read more

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Is it ok to let kids chew gum?

Is it ok to let kids chew gum?

Sugar Free ONLY: You cant't stop them but at least train them to use sugar free. ...Read more

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Cut gum off will it grow back?

Cut gum off will it grow back?

I would have this : Evaluated by your dentist. He or she will be in a better position to assess that. ...Read more

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What are some common gum issue?

What are some common gum issue?

The most common : Is gum inflammation or gingivitis. The next most common is recession of the gums. Both can be treated by a periodontist who is a specialist in gum treatment. Please feel free to e-mail me at dhschneid@gmail.Com and i will help you locate a good periodontist near you. ...Read more

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What gum brand lasts the longest?

What gum brand lasts the longest?

Xylitol: I'm not sure which kind lasts longer, but I am sure that you want to chew the kind that has xylitol as the sweetener. Always buy sugarless, and go with the brands with xylitol. By interacting with the bacteria in your mouth, the xylitol actually helps prevent tooth decay. ...Read more

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How can a crown stay on/in your gum?

How can a crown stay on/in your gum?

It can't: A crown is a durable covering made of porcelain or metal placed over a tooth to strengthen the tooth due to decay, fracture, breakage, etc. There has to be a usable amount of tooth for the crown to be adhered to. The edge or margin can be placed just below the gum line but a crown cannot sit on just gums. Crowns are cemented or bonded to the existing tooth. ...Read more

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Hello Dr. why do i have a black gum?

Hello Dr. 
why do i have a black gum?

Many factors: It can be a normal variant just like there are different skin tones. It's likely due to a buildup of melanin in the gingiva. It can also be caused by certain medications and smoking as well. ...Read more