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Sour food hurts my gums?

Sour food hurts my gums?

It: May be due to a condition called ulcerative gingivitis where your gums have little ulcers or sores that are open and when you get sour foods or acidic foods next to these areas it will sting quite a bit. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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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Why do my gums hurt on one side?

Why do my gums hurt on one side?

Gum inflammation: Periodontal disease or an infected tooth in the area. It could also be due to impacted food. The best thing to do is to check with your dentist. ...Read more

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My gums hurts! Tell me how to stop pain?

My gums hurts! Tell me how to stop pain?

Contact DDS: When was the last time you had a complete dental examination with a FMS of radiographs? Have the dentist ascertain any problem areas you have. The dentist will clinically exam your mouth using a periodontal probe. If needed, you may be referred to a periodontist or you may just need a really good cleaning. ...Read more

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When bottom gums grow back does it hurt?

Dental evaluation: What are your lower gums growing back from? If you had surgery there can be some discomfort during the healing process. Talk to a dentist, periodontist, or surgeon about your concerns. ...Read more

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What cna I do if my gums hurt really bad?

Abscess or ANUG: You probably have an endo abscess (tooth abscess) or perio abscess (gum abscess), or anug (acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis) which the gum becomes swelling and necroses. All these three situation required a dentist to proper diagnose and treat. Endo abscess is treated by doing root canal procedure. Perio abscess and anug treated by debridement, possible laser, and antibiotic. ...Read more

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Need expert help. I am sick and my gums hurt. Why?

Need expert help. I am sick and my gums hurt. Why?

Lowered resistance: When your resistance to infection is lower your gums are more susceptible to infection, even if they are not the original problem. Take special care of them even if you don't feel like it and they will feel better. ...Read more

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Baby gums turning white and they hurt. What should we do?

Baby gums turning white and they hurt. What should we do?

White baby gums: Depending on the childs age it could be an erupting baby or adult tooth
see a pedodontist asap for
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What does it mean when your gums hurt but they are not inflamed?

What does it mean when your gums hurt but they are not inflamed?

You shouldn't ignore: Some oral conditions such as painful gums without inflammation can be signs of gum disease. See a dentist or periodontist to diagnose the problem before the pain worsens. ...Read more

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My gum underneath really hurts will bonjela help it for the time being?

My gum underneath really hurts will bonjela help it for the time being?

NWTK: There is no way to know without knowing what is causing the pain in the first place. Topical anesthetics have minimal effect on pain when serious dental problems such as an abscess or pulpal nerve pain is the culprit. ...Read more

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I have nine cavities. Will the gum shot hurt when getting them filled in?

I have nine cavities. Will the gum shot hurt when getting them filled in?

Technique Sensitive: They will apply a topical numbing gel to the inside of your cheek where the injection will go. That will help to numb it. If your dentist is really good, you may hardly feel it at all. If he's not so good, you may feel some slight to moderate discomfort, nothing you can't handle. Just breathe deeply through your nose while he's administering the shot, and all will be well. ...Read more

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What should I do if gum underneath really hurts will bonjela help it for the time being?

What should I do if gum underneath really hurts will bonjela help it for the time being?

Temporary: Bonjela is a topical anesthetic, used primarily for teething infants. It may temporarily ease the pain from damaged gum tissues, but it does not magically heal your gums. Please apply the ointment for temporary relief, then immediately call your dentist for diagnosis and treatment. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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There is this black mark that won't move on my gums and it hurts my gums at times what could it be?

There is this black mark that won't move on my gums and it hurts my gums at times what could it be?

Hard to say....: Black marks in your mouth are not a normal part of your anatomy. It could be an "amalgam tattoo", which is a darkening of the gum tissue when a piece of silver filling gets in there (usually after an extraction). It can, however, be a lesion that needs to be evaluated. Since we cannot see it over the internet and we don't have a medical history, you'll need to see a local dentist. ...Read more

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My gum hurts even after an abscess was treated and it happens right after a new filing was put. Why is that?

My gum hurts even after an abscess was treated and it happens right after a new filing was put. Why is that?

Sensitivity: Certainly after an operation and cavity procedure, the gums can be inflamed and sensitive. If it persists, then see the dentist and get an evaluation of the area. There are some crams that can help, but get eval to assure all is stable and the area is not infected. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My spaces, I think are stuck in my gums, and they hurt. My next appointment is in four days, what should I do?

My spaces, I think are stuck in my gums, and they hurt. My next appointment is in four days, what should I do?

Immediately: Immediately call the General Dentist or specialist Orthodontist who placed your spacers. If they have dislodged and are displaced toward your gums they can do permanent bone/gum damage in a very short period of time. Be seen to be evaluated ASAP. Don't put this off. Call immediately. ...Read more

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I have some small white dots in left lower gum near back tooths. It hurts a bit if touch also it feels inflamated.

I have some small white dots in left lower gum near back tooths. It hurts a bit if touch also it feels inflamated.

Vague: Is it the tooth, the gum tissue or both that hurt to touch? Also, is the tooth temperature sensitive or to biting down. It could be a gum infection, but hard to tell. I would see a dentist asap to make sure there is no infection or that nothing is lodged in the gum between the tooth and gingival tissue. ...Read more

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My gum hurts really bad on my left side and feels like a piece of the left side of my check is coming off, what's wrong?

My gum hurts really bad on my left side and feels like a piece of the left side of my check is coming off, what's wrong?

Gum pain: Could be a third molar erupting if it is at the back of the jaw, could be a gum abscess from a dying tooth. As we cannot see you the best thing is to see your dentist asap to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a little white circle on my lower gums that does not hurt at all and I just noticed it. I don't know how long it was there for and am worried?

I have a little white circle on my lower gums that does not hurt at all and I just noticed it. I don't know how long it was there for and am worried?

Get an exam: If it's not related to any infected tooth near by, then it might need to be biopsied to determine its nature, to rule out any cancer tissues, either way you need to see a dentist to have it examined. ...Read more

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Does periodontitis hurt in the gums?

Does periodontitis hurt in the gums?

It can: Periodontal disease may affect any of the structures supporting the teeth, including the gums (gingiva) and bone. The severity of the periodontal disease, as well as the individual pain tolerance may influence whether or not there is pain or not. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my orthodontist assistant hurt my gums?

What do you suggest if my orthodontist assistant hurt my gums?

Communicate: I'm sure it was inadvertent. Please let your Orthodontist know about your experience. Let the Orthodontist make sure everything is OK. Know also that some Orthodontic procedures can be uncomfortable, no matter who does them. ...Read more

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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 worried because my gum hurts. Like, bad., what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my gum hurts. Like, bad., what do you suggest?

Gum Disease: Typical symptoms of gum disease is bad breath, bleeding painful gums, sensitivity to cold. Consult your dentist asap &get your teeth &gums checked &get necessary treatment. Maintain immaculate oral hygiene by regular brushing, flossing &tongue cleaning. Avoid sodas, &candies.Eat healthy. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my left gum somewhat hurts, can someone answer this?

What do you suggest if my left gum somewhat hurts, can someone answer this?

Dental visit: Without an exam and more history, it is hard to pinpoint the exact cause. May be a blister, trauma, issue with your teeth, infection, etc. It is best to see your dentist if the pain persists or if you can see a change in your gums. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a white spote just bellow my bottome right gum and it hurts when I try to touch it?

I have a white spote just bellow my bottome right gum and it hurts when I try to touch it?

Canker sores: Are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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Help gum hurts from root canal?

Help gum hurts from root canal?

See the dentist or: Endodontic specialist if that's who did your root canal. You may have gingival irritation due to a clamp that was around your tooth or you may have an abcess of sorts. If it's been more than a couple of days, see your doc. ...Read more

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Why are my gums swollen and hurt very bad?

Why are my gums swollen and hurt very bad?

Inflammation: If all of your gums are swollen and hurt, they are inflamed, infected, or both. When was the last time you visited a dentist for a thorough cleaning and exam? It appears you are overdue. Please make the call for an appointment and feel better soon... ...Read more

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Why are my gums red and hurt bad suddenly?

Why are my gums red and hurt bad suddenly?

Infection: You may have an infection in your gums. See a dentist as soon as you can for an exam and treatment. In the short term clean your teeth as well as you can, take ibuprophen if it is safe for you, rinse with warm salt water. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my gum that hurts could something be in there?

I have a bump on my gum that hurts could something be in there?

Depending on: Where the bump is - it could be food or debris caught in the gum space. It could even be an abscess. Or it could be something far more benign. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are your gums supposed to hurt after deep cleaning?

PAIN: Yes it is possible but should not be prolonged or intense. Rinse with salt water and do your home care. Please double check with your dentist. ...Read more

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