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Gums Are Sore After Extraction
Extraction pain: Everyday after the extraction, you should improve and should have little pain after a few days. If after three or four days you start to get pain again, you could have a dry socket and must go back to the dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore gums: The crown may be too big and not seal the margins (where the tooth meets the crown). This can allow bacteria under the crown and cause irritation to the gums. Or there can be recurrent decay or bacteria under the gums, that can be caused by not flossing or brushing enough or properly. These are just 2 examples, xrays and exam will be needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a deep clean 1 week ago. My gums are sore, red, and itchy. Is that normal? I was fine before it.
Normal ,but: are you on antibiotics? Following post op instructions?keeping good oral hygiene? You should schedule a follow up appoint my with the treating dentist to make sure all are good. ...Read more
See a dentist: How is his oral hygiene? Has he or she been to a dentist? The sore gums could be due to the front teeth still erupting or cavities. The bad breath could be due to cavities or not brushing the tongue. See a dentist for a thorough evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: The likelihood is very very very very low. ...Read more
Without : Without a clinical exam you have not provided enough information to hazard a guess as to what your problem is. The first impression is that you might be brushing too aggressively in that area or that you are clenching you teeth for extended periods of time. You need to schedule an exam with you dentist to get to the bottom of the problem and to be given treatment recommendations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sore gums due to dentures? I've had dentures for about a year now, but recently have been experiencing constant mild gum pain on both my upper and lower jaw. Is this likely due to something being wrong with my dentures, or them no longer fitting right?
Changes in gums: Your gums and bone may have changed allowing the denture to press extra on certain spots. These are called denture sore spots and the dentures may need adjusting by the dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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