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Swollen Gum After Filling
Dr, I had pain swollen gum after undergoes front tooth filling (white composite filling)and now it has been a week. Is that normal?
More info needed...: Did you get an injection? Was the filling near the gumline? No one answer can apply to all situations. Speak to the dentist who did the filling for you. ...Read more
I had a filling on a wisdom tooth 2 days ago and now its throbbing intensively, swollen gum and extremely sore to touch, is this normal??
I have tooth pain 7/10 over last two days in a tooth which had a filling done on it in 11/2014. No gum swelling or discomfort. What could it be?
More info needed....: Pain = 7/10... to what? Hot? Cold? Biting down? Continuous or episodic? How deep was the filling? Without answers to these questions it is not possible to accurately diagnose your problem. Your best bet is to call our dentist for a followup. Hard to say without a radiograph and and an exam. ...Read more
I am feeling in my gum swelling after two month tooth filling like a pees size I mean to say that like what is that I have no pain but when I touch.
See your dentist: You need to see your dentist about this. This is most likely an accesses tooth, an infection, and it will not go away without treatment. ...Read more
Swollen gums/filling: New fillings some times have a thin edge extending into the gum. The edge traps stuff and causes irritation to the gum. The DDS can smooth this and the problem is fixed. But if you have not had your teeth cleaned in over a year then this is a gum problem and your teeth need a check and a cleaning, ...Read more
Had filling done, 5 injections, gum is swollen, tooth doesn't hurt. Gum feels like scratched. How long before swelling goes down?
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...??
Don't wait: Call your Dentist immediately. Infections require immediate treatment. ...Read more
Dentist took old filling, she told me save tooth but then cavity beyond gum swollen and put temporary filling. What is going to happen?
Had 1st step of rootcanal done today, gum is swollen around tooth. He cleaned + put temp filling in the canal. Some pain. Is this normal?
Maybe: It is not unreasonable to have some soreness or even tissue irritation around the tooth immediately after a root canal. It mostly depends on the state of the tooth before the root canal and the procedures and techniques completed. Follow the instructions the dr gave you closely, take any prescriptions as directed. Contact them if it doesn't improve. This is especially true if you develop swelling. ...Read more
I have a tooth with a temp filling the gums are a little swollen. Dentist gave me Azithromycim incase of infection cant get in 2 week will I b ok?
You will be OK: Root canal treatment may be done in 1, 2 or more appointments. In cases where the entire root canal system harbors bacteria, multiple visits is an appropriate choice. Azithromycin and temporary filing will help to heal the infection. Best of all, it can save your tooth, restore function and your daily smile! ...Read more
See dentist: There are many things that can cause swollen gums and white patches. Without seeing them it is really difficult to say with any certainty what they are. You really need to see a dentist so a medical history can be obtained and an examination done to determine what is causing your symptoms and get you the proper treatment. ...Read more
Hi I have a piece of lose swollen gum hangin over my tooth at the right side on the front, what can this be?
Hi, currently l have two ulcerson my bottom gum, a little swollen gland (more on right node), shoul l treat it as a cold or just gum swelling?
Get evaluated: Swelling of any kind is sign of inflammation. The question is what's the cause. You should not treat anything unless you know for sure what the diagnosis is. Ulcers on gums have many causes. Two isolated ulcers could be aphthous ulcers, traumatic ulcers, or something else. Warm salt water rinses and topical corticosteroids (only recommended after a medical review) can help with that. ...Read more
See a dentist: It sounds as if you have periodontal disease. Are your teeth in good shape? Do you floss? See a dentist. ...Read more
Abcess?: Have it evaluated by an oral surgeon. The oms should be able to take the necessary x-rays. If you need a referral to another type doctor they will give you one. ...Read more
Why do I have red and swollen gum around My upper second molar and the last molar on the bottom hurt?
Inflammation: The redness indicates a possible inflammatory condition and should be evaluated by a dentist. Pain about a molar indicates a problem and possilbe abscess. It is best to address this early to preclude severe pain. See an dentist as soon as possible. You may also need antibiotics ...Read more
I have a swollen gum and it's red and growing looks like it has cyst. It's painful. What could be the possible reason?
Abscess: You need to see your dentist asap and have this definitively treated asap ...Read more
I got two implants about one month ago one is healing fine the other though still is surrounded in past by swollen gum part of the gum covers the tita?
Swollen gum tissue: Swollen gum tissue behind your back tooth is called an operculum. It can be redundant, excess tissue, tissue left over following removal of a wisdom tooth, or the flap of tissue covering an erupting wisdom tooth. Visit your dentist to have him/her check it out for you. ...Read more
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