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Part Of My Gum Is Swollen
One part of my gum is swollen it is the part with the tooth growing almost in front of some of the teeth at the top what is this?
My right upper part of my gum is swollen. It's the tooth next to my bracket to hold the wire for braces, help?
Clean, clean, clean: Food impaction caused by food get stuck in the bracket or wire will cause gum swollen. Tried to clean the area with proxy brush, tip of your toothbrush, water pik, etc... Check with your dentist if he or she can relocated the bracket or molar tube higher to help with food impaction. Bonding molar tub sometimes can be used in place of molar ring to avoid gingival reaction. ...Read more
I have an itchy rash on my arms hands and feet with swollen lips and part of my gum is swollen. I have no appetite and feel weak, can you advise me?
Have it evaluated.: See a doctor and have the problem evaluated. No one can diagnose your issues over the internet for certain. ...Read more
Call Orthodontist: May be hygiene issue, trapped food debris, loose brace forcing debris under gum, or other issues. Hopefully you are seeing an orthodontic specialist. Call him/her to have area examined and derided. Orthodontist can then work with you to prevent recurrence. ...Read more
Hello, well i got braces on the 16th and today i noticed that part of my gums are swollen. It is in between two teeth. ?
Floss, proxabrush ;: Proper oral hygiene is extremely difficult with braces. If your gums are swollen, you are probably are not cleaning correctly. Floss threaders or proxabrush are need to get "between" each tooth. Then each ortho bracket has four surfaces that need tooth brushing. Then the brush needs to vibrate a few of its bristles into the tooth gum interface. Then the rest of the tooth needs to be brushed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My mouth has been painful for a week already. The inside part of my cheeks and gums became swollen. Very painful when i eat and chew.
Gingivitis/Periodont: Swelling, bleeding of gums are classical symptoms of gingivitis and if there is lost of attachment it is called periodontitis. It is very unlikely to die from an abscess but it is possible. Any kind of infection which an abscess is needs to be treated as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 fillings done 6 days ago...one replaced and one new. My gum is swollen and looks like I have pus/abscess developing rapidly. Pain upon chewing...??
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