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Pain Under Gums
White substance back throat, slight pain under chin, gums, and base of tongue when swallowing. Can see red veins back of throat. Cough at night, hoarse?
See your dentist: A dental abscess may produce no fever with intermittent swelling and pain, but can develop into a severe condition at any point. The goal of any treatment is to remove the infection, save the tooth , and prevent further complications. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None!: The best thing to keep your gums healthy is good oral home care and seeing your dentist regularly for a regular exams and periodontal maintenance therapy. More than 600 different species of microorganism inhabit the human mouth. Gum disease is caused by the bacteria in your mouth organized in dental plaque. Except for water anything in your mouth can be used by dental plaque to thrive. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Different ways: There are different kinds of gum sores. Some result from a viral infection, "cold sores", which can cause blisters. When these blisters burst, they often leave a shallow ulcer. Other open sores are from bacterial infections, trauma or an autoimmune reaction. Sores can sometimes be contagious so don't touch the sore with your finger. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CauseYou don't floss: If you don't floss daily (never skipping days) your gums will continue to bleed. That is because plaque will build up and your gums will have an almost immediate inflammatory bleeding response to its "foreign" nature. Toothbrushing for good oral hygiene is a total myth! if it really worked, there would be no tooth decay or gum disease! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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