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Swollen Gums Around Tooth Children
Ears gums throat itch. Lower gums are swollen below teeth nearly impossible to swallow. Tonsils are usually swollen now they're flat.
Periodontal disease: Floss carefully several times/day. Rinse with half-strength hydrogen peroxide. Get a Water Pik, and use it every day. CoQ10 orally, and perhaps gently brushed into the gums may help. Also, use Xylitol mints, make a solution with Xylitol, or you can even brush with Xylitol (it kills bacteria). If the condition doesn't get better in a week or so, see a dental hygienist or dentist ...Read more
See a dentist ASAP: A tooth abscess won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. Rec. See your dentist asap. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My gum has separated from my tooth after wisdom teeth extraction. How do they treat receding gums?
Getting a recurring mouth ulcer between gums and cheek near root canaled tooth, gums are tender and sore. Dentist says X-ray of root canal looks good?
Recurring ulcer: Any sore or lesion in the mouth that does not heal in 10-14 days, or is recurring, needs to be examined and possibly biopsied. If your dentist is unsure why you are have a lesion, Have the root canal evaluated by an endodontist. If the root canal is sound, and no other teeth are involved, see an oral surgeon or periodontist for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Infection or....: If you are an older patient you may have residual periodontal defects that need treatment. Impacted teeth can impinge on the nerve causing a neurotaxis, delayed healing or altered sensation. Sharp bone under the gum keeps it sore. Make sure no tooth is left behind or cavity around it.Worst case is neuroma formation but highly unlikely. It can take months for normal feeling to return. See the oms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My gum is swollen around my wisdom teeth, difficulty swallowing, swollen lymph nodes and a slight headache.
Wisdom teeth: A common problem around wisdom teeth is an infection due to food or bacterial impaction under the gums, called pericorinitis. However, it is impossible to know for sure without a clinical exam and x-rays. Make an appointment with your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen cheek, impacted wisdom tooth @ cyst when cheek is less swollen pain in palate is less painful cnt understand why
Not uncommon: Local anesthetic injection sites are typically sore for several days. Also dental treatment may result in tooth discomfort due to inflammation of the nerve inside a tooth. Take an NSAID OTC or Tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with any pain, if necessary. If the pain persists or worsens after a few days, see your dentist. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See periodontist: Lower anterior incisors are the shortest, thinnest, most easily lost teeth in your mouth. Can't tell why the recession or how much, therefore treatment options cannot be determined. A local periodontist can evaluate the condition and advise you of what's best to do. ...Read more
Are upper or lower wisdom tooth infections more serious? Gums puffy on top around tooth about 3 days but no pain. Bad taste in mouth.
Both serious: Maxillary infection can easily spread into your sinus, mandibular infection can spread down your throat. Bad taste means bacterial toxins and acid... A warning sign you need to address this asap. No pain now, but when it starts, you won't be able to get to a dentist fast enough. Call for an appointment to be evaluated and treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wisdom teeth extracted now it feels like my front teeth on the tongue side have receded gumline. Is this normal?
Had a wisdom tooth extracted Tuesday afternoon, cheek swollen and molars next to site hurt with swollen gums. Is this normal?
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