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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 had two small bubbles on my upper inner gum. They were next to each other. I popped them and they did not bleed, they were filled with clear liquid?

I had two small bubbles on my upper inner gum. They were next to each other. I popped them and they did not bleed, they were filled with clear liquid?

Benign: Hi Plowe
What you are describing are pretty common and of typically of no long term consequence. Unless you are getting them frequently and they are severe, I would just monitor them for now. Likely they will heal up in a few days. Hope this helps!
-Dr. Chuu ...Read more

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Yellowish clearish liquid coming out of open area in gums only when applied pressure to no skin abnormalities in the area what is it?

Yellowish clearish liquid coming out of open area in gums only when applied pressure to no skin abnormalities in the area what is it?

Abscess ?: Your best bet is to have a dentist take a look. Without any other info including your age or condition of your teeth, it's impossible to tell. ...Read more

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I have an artificial jacket teeth but sometimes it falls down.i dont have time to go to the dentist.is it possible any liquid gel to stick in my gums?

I have an artificial jacket teeth but sometimes it falls down.i dont have time to go to the dentist.is it possible any liquid gel to stick in my gums?

Find the time: If your artificial tooth keeps falling out, it may not fit correctly.. it may need to be remade. Your tooth can suffer damage from decay or you may swallow the prosthesis. Better to have it looked at rather than choking on the tooth in your sleep. ...Read more

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My mouth is sore since yesterday, worse today. Especially the tip of my tongue, my gums are very sensitive too, and i tasted saltiness. Not burned.

My mouth is sore since yesterday, worse today. Especially the tip of my tongue, my gums are very sensitive too, and i tasted saltiness. Not burned.

Sore mouth from?: This would have to be personally seen by a dentist or physician in order to try to diagnose the problem. With the limited information you posted, it would be impossible to determine what the problem is. Sorry. ...Read more

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A green liquid had been coming out of my gum since april 2012. My dentist told me just to keep brushing my teeth. I amafraid germs have made resistance. What do I do?

A green liquid had been coming out of my gum since april 2012. My dentist told me just to keep brushing my teeth. I amafraid germs have made resistance. What do I do?

Find a new dentist: Green liquid (probably pus from an infection) coming out of your gum is not normal or healthy. Any dentist who has told you to just keep up normal brushing and has not actively treated the problem has missed something. It s past time that you get a second opinion and get this problem treated properly. ...Read more

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I am 26 years old. Since i was a teenager, I have had a problem. My gums bleed badly everytime i brush. I dideverything, went to the doctor, rinsed my mouth with liquids.What should I do?

I am 26 years old. Since i was a teenager, I have had a problem. My gums bleed badly everytime i brush. I dideverything, went to the doctor, rinsed my mouth with liquids.What should I do?

More info please: Do you have any medical issues like a bleeding disorder? Do you take any medications that thin your blood? Have your dentist recommended a deep cleaning and was it done? A referral to a gum specialist called a periodontist may be required. Please talk to your dentist about your gums. ...Read more

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Sometimes when i drink water or any liquid i get a sharp pain behind my ears sort of by my jaw. It only happens when liquids or tongue touch my gums?

Sometimes when i drink water or any liquid i get a sharp pain behind my ears sort of by my jaw. It only happens when liquids or tongue touch my gums?

The tooth: Gums usually don't respond to temperature as much as the tooth does. It sounds a lot like you have some root sensitivity. Please see your dentist. ...Read more

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Is anbesol liquid safe for my 26 week pregnant wife to rub on gums?

Is anbesol liquid safe for my 26 week pregnant wife to rub on gums?

Generally Acceptable: This is a topical medicine and if used as directed should not affect your developing baby. It has a good safety profile. Having said that you should check with your OB-GYN about this medicine and as with any other medicine used during pregnancy.

God Bless and congratulations! ...Read more

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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 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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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 [email protected] 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

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What is the cause of darker lower gum ?

What is the cause of darker lower gum ?

Melanin : Can cause dark discoloration of the gums based on ethnicity and it is normal.
If the the darker color (e.g. Dark red) is caused by gum disease , it will also involve inflammation due to engorgement of blood due to irritants, e.g. Tartar, plaque, calcular deposits, .. Please see your dentist if it is raising some worries. ...Read more

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Why is the gum above my crown receding?

Irritation: Very common for tissue to recede around a crown. The area must be kept clean, but not damaged due to overzealous brushing. ...Read more

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Why do u take liquid potashum clorideride?

Why do u take liquid potashum clorideride?

To replace low K: Potassium chloride is given as a replacement to those whose levels of potassium are low in the body. This usually seen in people who are on water pills or have lost a lot of electrolytes either by gastroenteritis or excessive sweating or have conditions that they are prone to low potassium levels. I hope this helps answer your question. ...Read more

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Could it hurt to have an injection in your gum?

Could it hurt to have an injection in your gum?

Most dentists: I see - use a little topical anesthetic on a swab to numb the gum before injecting with a needle. That usually reduces the discomfort significantly. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what is the cause of gum discoloration?

Several: Discoloration of the gums or gingiva can be due to melanin, a pigment in the body that produces color in the skin, eyes, etc. Amalgam (silver filling material) can produce an amalgam tattoo when it gets into the gums. Some or the older metals that were used for crowns and bridges can also cause some discoloration of the gums. ...Read more

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Are there any health risks from chewing BeechNut gum?

In very rare: situations - massive quantities of swallowed gum has caused bezores. ...Read more