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What disease could I have with swollen gums?

What disease could I have with swollen gums?

See below: Swollen gums usually means gum disease. Sometimes systemic diseases or hormones can affect the gums. You should be evaluated by a periodontist and perhaps your physician if necessary. ...Read more

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Swollen Gums (Definition)

Swelling in the gums is often the symptom of gingivitis or possilby more advanced periodontal disease. Left untreated, it can lead to tooth loss as well as many systemic problems- increased risk of stroke, heart attack, colon ...Read more


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Inflamed swollen gums gum disease? am I at risk of death

Inflamed swollen gums gum disease? am I at risk of death

Not likely: Although the incidence of death associated with severe dental disease is rare, it does happen. Gum disease can lead to heart, kidney, liver damage, low birth weight, preterm births, etc. in other words, please see a Periodontist, a gum specialist, ASAP. ...Read more

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How long does it take for swollen gums to get better when you have periodontal disease ?

How long does it take for swollen gums to get better when you have periodontal disease ?

Periodontal disease: Swollen gums is a sign that you already have a gum disease. The bacteria, along with mucus and other particles, constantly form a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” on teeth causing the gums to become inflamed and to easily bleed. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! ...Read more

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Is it good to use a little peroxide mixed with water after teeth scaling for swollen gums few times a day to help healing and kill gum disease?

Will help a little: The diluted peroxide will keep bacterial levels down, which will obviously help with the healing. Too much use, however, can irritated the tender tissues even more. You are under the care of your own dentist who knows your situation best... It's better to ask him/her for their input since they are treating you. ...Read more

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Had aching tongue & sore swollen gums for months, dentist says not gum diesease and have tried all sorts of medication. My mouth really really aches..

Had aching tongue & sore swollen gums for months, dentist says not gum diesease and have tried all sorts of medication. My mouth really really aches..

Oral Medicine: Is a discipline in dentistry for the diagnosis and management of medical conditions that affect the oral and maxillofacial region. Please follow this link to find a specialist in your area: http://www.Aaom.Com/ take care. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen gums?

What could cause swollen gums?

Many things: Infection, periodontal disease, hormonal changes, and medications are all possible causes. ...Read more

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How do I treat swollen gums?

How do I treat swollen gums?

Gum massage: Massage gums with sesame seed oil first thing in the morning. ...Read more

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Why do I have a swollen gums?

Why do I have a swollen gums?

Many reasons: There can be many reasons for swollen or inflamed gums. Several common reasons are: improper brushing debris on the teeth calculous formation hormonal changes medications infections periodontal disease. ...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