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How To Treat Inflamed Gums
Rarely: Rarely it's allergy to the stainless steel. Most often it's from compromised Oral Hygiene. Make sure you BOTH brush 2x/day for 2 full minutes BY THE CLOCK, AND floss and/or Water-Pik daily. Swollen gums usually due to bacteria. Ask both your Orthodontic Specialist and your General Dentist if more frequent professional cleanings, or referral to Periodontist (gum specialist) would be in order. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to treat?: See a dentist to determine why it's inflamed and hurts. The cause will determine the treatment. We can only guess and there are lots of possibilities. ...Read more
Gums in one part of my mouth are red and inflamed. is this gum disease? what should I do to treat this?
Gum around root canal treated tooth feels tender, not firm. Been 1 month+.Dentist said not inflamed, but there's a discomfort there. Tooth problem?
Many possibilities: It could be any number of causes. Fractured root, occlusal trauma, periodontal gum inflammation, periapical infection, failing Root Canal Therapy, unfilled accessory canal? All possibilities. Requires clinical and radiographic evaluation. Consider Endodontic consult if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My gum is inflamed near the upper molars ..then it find solitary Rt. Submandibular lymph node enlargement..can gingivitis be the cause? How to treat?
Brush, floss, rinse.: Regular brushing, flossing, and use of antibacterial rinses i.e. Listerine will likely help reduce you sore gums (gingivitis). Many people just simply brush briefly which only cleans the outside of teeth/gum, but in between+inside are left untouched..Bacteria grow and causes your gum to be sore and bleed etc..Take care of your teeth--u got first 2 sets free, thereafter it's expensive. Good luck, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gum boil: Generally the gum boils are treated by drainage of the pus, disinfecting and then filling the infected tooth. Apicectomy, which is the removal of the tip of the root, is done when disinfecting the tooth is not possible. Extracting the tooth is another option when the damage done by the bacterial infection is irreversible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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