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How to treat weird red, sore gums that are split/broken?

How to treat weird red, sore gums that are split/broken?

Gums: Red and bleeding gums is a sign of infected gums. If your teeth are not cleaned recently, go to your dentist for regular cleaning or may you need deep cleaning. ...Read more

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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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Red patchy soreness on gums and roof of mouth what is it?

Red patchy soreness on gums and roof of mouth what is it?

Red soreness : There are a dozen reasons for your symptoms and only a dr can diagnose that with his own eyes! is it possible you burned your mouth with hot pizza, etc? You could rinse and gargle with regular 3% hydrogen peroxide until you can get in to see the dr. ...Read more

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I have red sore spots on gums and roof of mouth?

I have red  sore spots on gums and roof of mouth?

Red sore spots: Have it examined by your own dentist. It could be quite a number of things- viral, from smoking, irritation, or a host of other possibilities. We can't determine that over the internet. It's like posting a question, "I have a pain in my stomach." ...Read more

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What can I do at home for red and sore gum? Salt mouth wash, garlic ect?

What can I do at home for red and sore gum? Salt mouth wash, garlic ect?

Message gums: You may have a form of gum disease. If it is not to severe you may be able to control it with brushing and flossing.. Other wise you will need help from a dentist to prevent tooth loss or more expensive treatment. ...Read more

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I have very red sore gums (on the upper gum not next to teeth) and along the back side of my tongue and back roof of my mouth looks red patchy spots.

I have very red sore gums (on the upper gum not next to teeth) and along the back side of my tongue and back roof of my mouth looks red patchy spots.

Can't see: Can't see your problem without doing direct examination. Generally, any bleeding, swelling, or as in your case pain, should be immediately investigated. Please call your Dentist for an appointment. Additionally, if you smoke, quit. If you're a heavy drinker, quit. Both can damage oral tissues. ...Read more

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I have a habit of picking around my gums with a tooth pick. Now I have a red swollen and very sore gum, what can I do. Could it be infected?

I have a habit of picking around my gums with a tooth pick.  Now I have a red swollen and very sore gum, what can I do.  Could it be infected?

Yes: Could be infected, scratched, or could have caused food impaction. Probably better to clean between your teeth with floss or a water pik. See your dentist to have area checked and treated. Ask for his/her best hygiene recommendations for you. ...Read more

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Don't have fever, swelling, redness. But gums sore, teeth tender, often dry. Pressure in facial bones/headache. Fatigue. Start with? Saw dds.

Don't have fever, swelling,  redness.  But gums sore, teeth tender, often dry. Pressure in facial bones/headache.  Fatigue.  Start with?  Saw dds.

Dry mouth: There are many hopeful treatments for your predicament . They may be symptoms from more than one problem, but decreased salivary output(dry mouth) can cause redness of gum tissue and hypersensitivity of the teeth. Try a sugarless gum and sugarless hard candies, preferably containing xylitol may help to decrease the sensivity. Also, sensodyne toothpaste used 4 times a day will help. See a M.D. 2. ...Read more

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