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What color gums should I be concerned about and go see a dentist?

What color gums should I be concerned about and go see a dentist?

Red/Bleeding: Bleeding gums are your first sign of inflammation. Brush and floss better and see your dentist. Waterpik is a nice adjunctive device. ...Read more

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Dr. James Dukelow
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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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Do i see a dentist for gum pain?

Yes: Dentists and periodontists are the most qualified to evaluate gum pain. The longer you wait the more likely things are to get worse. ...Read more

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Im bitting my side gums when chewing food is it normal, or i need to see a dentist?

Im bitting my side gums when chewing food is it normal, or i need to see a dentist?

Somewhat normal: Biting the sides of your cheeks is more common. Not many humans want to chew themselves :). This may be a clue that you are clenching or grinding your teeth, and the area on your cheek needs to be checked every six months to make sure no cancerous changes are taking place. If you do it consciously during the day it may be best to stop, and visit your dentist for it to be checked regularly. ...Read more

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My gums are killing me, help! should I see a dentist?

Yes !: And possibly a periodontist. Can't tell what your problem is over the internet, but the sooner you call the sooner you will feel better. ...Read more

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Please tell me if i need to see a dentist about bone in gum?

Please tell me if i need to see a dentist about bone in gum?

Yes you do: I don't know what you mean by bone in gum.But as long as it is problem with gums and teeth, you should see a dentist. ...Read more

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I have a week till I can see a dentist, what can I do to stop my gums getting any redder or swollen, and instead help them. ?

I have a week till I can see a dentist, what can I do to stop my gums getting any redder or swollen, and instead help them. ?

Floss every day: Do your absolute best work during toothbrushing time: Brush, floss, use a tongue scraper, and IF you've done all that use mouth rinse too. Your dentist or hygienist may have given you additional hygiene products to use; if so, you know what to do ;) ...Read more

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Is there any way I can personally help unswell my gums as funds are tight at the moment I cant afford to see a dentist for atleast a monthor so?

Is there any way I can personally help unswell my gums as funds are tight at the moment I cant afford to see a dentist for atleast a monthor so?

Determine the cause: If the cause of the swelling is bacteria stuck under the gumline where your toothbrush won't reach, then you'll need dental care to scrape and clean those pockets. After that, proper home care such as brushing your teeth and flossing, as well as regular professional cleanings should maintain them. Most offices accept credit cards and offer financing plans. Your Obamacare insurance may have dental. ...Read more

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I have a black gum above one top back molar tooth. The discoloration goes all the way up. My tooth aches? How long can I wait to see a dentist?

I have a black gum above one top back molar tooth. The discoloration goes all the way up.  My tooth aches? How long can I wait to see a dentist?

Unfortunately, you: have already waited too long. What you describe is not a healthy condition. Could be many different things, but whatever it is, it needs to be seen and treated by a dentist now. Please make the call.... ...Read more

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