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What is the best way to treat sore gums?

What is the best way to treat sore gums?

Gingivitis : You may have gingivitis. This is an infection of the gums which causes swelling and bleeding gums. A dentist visit can confirm whether it is gingivitis or a more serious infection called periodontitis, an infection of the bone surrounding the teeth. When brushing, make sure to massage your gums even if they bleed and floss every day to remove the bacteria causing this infection. ...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


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What's the best and fastest way to get rid of the pain from a sore gum due to the cap being too high? The dentist filed it down to fix it but it'sstill sore.

What's the best and fastest way to get rid of the pain from a sore gum due to the cap being too high? The dentist filed it down to fix it but it'sstill sore.

OTC pain meds +: Take some advil, motrin, aleve or what you normally take for a headache. You might need another bite adjustment or you may have a problem with the fit, or the nerve of the tooth may be inflamed. Let your dentist know what you are feeling. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat sore gums in your mouth?

What is the best way to treat sore gums in your mouth?

B2: B2 - riboflavin will help heal mouth sores. Methionine is a Amino Acid helps heal collagen. Take at night glutamine 2gm daily will also heal the internal organs. ...Read more

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What is the best way to help gums infected with gum disease? I have sore gums, especially in the back of my mouth, but I do floss and brush daily. Is there anything i could be eating or drinking that makes this worse? .

What is the best way to help gums infected with gum disease? I have sore gums, especially in the back of my mouth, but I do floss and brush daily. Is there anything i could be eating or drinking that makes this worse?


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Bacteria control: Bacteria grow in the valley around your gums. Brushing reaches 1mm and floss removed 15% of the plaque. You need something like the perio protect method that has been shown to be a better treatment than deep cleaning j clin dent 2012) and it also has been shown to kill 99.98% o the bacteria that cause the disease j den res 2007. Used daily the bacteria do not grow back. Look up perio protect. ...Read more

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What is best cleaning practice for 1.5 yrs old.Is using salt water with soft brush recommended?My daughter has sore gums due to earlier infection.

What is best cleaning practice for 1.5 yrs old.Is using salt water with soft brush recommended?My daughter has sore gums due to earlier infection.

Needs expert: Your child is six months overdue for 1st dental appointment. Suggest seeing a Pediatric Dental Specialist (Pedodontist) for examination, evaluation, and specific oral hygiene instructions tailored to your child's needs. Concerned about history of "previous infection." See a specialist ASAP. ...Read more

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The little thing that attaches my bottom lip to my gum has a small bump and is sore, what should I do?

The little thing that attaches my bottom lip to my gum has a small bump and is sore, what should I do?

Sore Mouth rinse: such as Orajel antiseptic sore mouth rinse can provide temporary relief. If you need more for the soreness, you can try taking a non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) such as ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Aleve). The bump should resolve on its own within a few days. ...Read more

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Hello my gums were sore yesterday morning and my mouth became in pain i noticed a ulcer on the upper inner part of my top lip on the thing the thin la?

Hello my gums were sore yesterday morning and my mouth became in pain i noticed a ulcer on the upper inner part of my top lip on the thing the thin la?

Stress ulcers: Could be many things. Your dentist will be able to evaluate and treat accordingly. Could be stress ulcers (aphthous ulcers), herpes, pemphigoid, pemphigus or lichen planus. These are fancy words but will need to know what your mouth looks like before a recommendation can be made. ...Read more

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Have a canker sore bottom left gum for a few days I just recently started doing the salt water thing right now my left jaw/under/neck is sore scared!!

Have a canker sore bottom left gum for a few days I just recently started doing the salt water thing right now my left jaw/under/neck is sore scared!!

Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks only. They can be painful and can make eating and talking very difficult, can make your jaw under neck sore and are the most common oral lesions. It is always a good idea to visit your dentist to support the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How long would the gum be inflamed and sore and what other symptoms should a person expect?

How long would the gum be inflamed and sore and what other symptoms should a person expect?

Regarding what ?: Your post does not specify if the inflammation is due to a procedure or an illness or a condition. Please rephrase so that proper advice can be given. ...Read more