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I have swollen, inflamed gums. Please help. Any good home remedy?

I have swollen, inflamed gums. Please help. Any good home remedy?

Red flag: Swelling is one of the signals your body uses to tell you that there's something wrong. By the time your gums are swollen enough to alarm you there is probably a significant gum disease problem that requires professional care, and you are probably beyond a diy cure. Please see your dentist for an examination and evaluation now. Referral to a periodontist may be indicated. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelius O'Leary Jr
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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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Gum pain: what's a good home treatment?

Gum pain: what's a good home treatment?

See your dentist: First visit to your dentist, and home care if you want to loose them self home care. ...Read more

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Is the any home remedy to make your teeth whiter and remove stains and make your gums pinker?

Is the any home remedy to make your teeth whiter and remove stains and make your gums pinker?

See below. : You be amazed of how much whiter, less stained and pinker (healthier ) gums you will get just buy brushing and flossing a few times a day. By brushing properly using a soft toothbrush you can get great result. You can also use some over the counter whitening toothpaste. This is more of a maintenance plan and you should have a professional cleaning and whitening done by a dentist. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Is there a home remedy for ridding gum infection, and whitening teeth besides brushing?

Yes and no: Yes to the teeth whitening and no to the gum infection. If you have gum infection, you need to see your dentist for treatment. ...Read more

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Red mildy swollen and tender gum around 1st molar. Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Red mildy swollen and tender  gum around  1st molar.  Urgent matter for a dentist or home treatment?

Inflammation: Probably better to seek professional help. It's always better to catch things early. ...Read more

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I have inflamed gum with solitary swollen submandibular lymph node... What is the treatment? Should I take antibiotic?

I have inflamed gum with  solitary swollen submandibular lymph node... What is the treatment? Should I take  antibiotic?

Get checked: The most likely scenario is that there is an unhealthy pulp in a tooth that drained thru the bone to the gum and down to the lymph node. 1. Identify the constituents of the infection 2. Detoxify the infection 3 Deal with unhealthy tooth ...Read more

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Home remedy for receeding gums and cavities? I can't see my dentist for a few weeks. Also, I have a bald patch just above my right ear?

Home remedy for receeding gums and cavities? I can't see my dentist for a few weeks. Also, I have a bald patch just above my right ear?

Alopecia: There is a condition called alopecia which causes the hair to fall out. This is different from male pattern baldness which is genetic and not a disorder. A dermatologist can tell you if you have alopecia (an autoimmune disorder) and treat it w/medication. Peace and good health. See dentist for mouth issues and consider chewing a gum called SPRY or using the tooth paste by the same company. ...Read more

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How does gum affect orthodontic treatment?

Can be a no-no: Gum chewing can cause bonded brackets to break off the tooth. Sticky and chewey foods tend to be "brace breakers", meaning, they can loosen bonded brackets and even loosen cemented bands. I normally recommend to my patients to avoid gum chewing. Also, another issue with or without braces, chronic gum chewing can exacerbate an exisiting tmd problem or myofacial pain dysfunction. ...Read more

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What to do if I have gum disease, is there a treatment for?

What to do if I have gum disease, is there a treatment for?

Of course!: See your dentist. You may need a deep cleaning and then some surgery, and it is nothing like you think. Most people get through it just fine and it's worth saving your teeth. ...Read more

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