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Swollen Gum Brace
Do you have to wait for all of your swollen gum to get better before you have a brace or invisalign ?
Yes: No Orthodontic Specialist will treat your malocclusion if your teeth, gums, and jaws are not healthy. To do so would be at best slower progress, at worst damage to your gums/bone. Please see your Dentist to make sure your teeth are healthy, a Periodontist to make sure your supporting Tissues are healthy, and then an Orthodontic Specialist to treat your malocclusion. Beware shortcuts. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer