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Can I use superglue to glue in my dentures to my gums? Nothing seems to be working.

Can I use superglue to glue in my dentures to my gums? Nothing seems to be working.

Never: Consider the all-on-4 technique where 4 dental implants are placed into your jaw and then a special denture is modified to directly screw into the implants (by the dentist, not you) and you never remove them and can eat much more efficiently as the denture no longer rests on your gums. The dds will remove to clean on a periodic basis, you must keep it clean by brushing & waterpik device. ...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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How long for metronidazole to start working with gum infection?

How long for metronidazole to start working with gum infection?

24-48 hours: It usually takes on the order of 24-48 hours for metronidazole to start to create their affect. ...Read more

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If the numbing gel isn't working on the bone fragment that is coming threw the gums, what else can I do to help until I can get into the dentist on mon?

If the numbing gel isn't working on the bone fragment that is coming threw the gums, what else can I do to help until I can get into the dentist on mon?

Just wait: You have tried the numbing gel without success. You have been taking over-the-counter pain med with limited results. There is little that you can do that you have not tried besides stronger pain meds or narcotic solutions needing rx. Just wait it out. It is a minor inconvenience. ...Read more

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Tragacanth gum in food items, will prevent my bc pill from working? I am from India & my mother used this gum to make sweets (10 gram for half kg sweet

Tragacanth gum in food items, will prevent my bc pill from working? I am from India & my mother used this gum to make sweets (10 gram for half kg sweet

Possible: Tragacanth is quite thick and can decrease absorption of medications. But if it is taken 1-2 hours after taking medication, it is less likely to cause issues with absorption. ...Read more

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I experienci feverHave been coughing 24/7, Severe pain in lower gums, taken cough medicine, cough syrup -not working. Fever on/off. Clear mucus bubble?

I experienci feverHave been coughing 24/7, Severe pain in lower gums, taken cough medicine, cough syrup -not working. Fever on/off. Clear mucus bubble?

Maybe pneumonia: This is concerning because of the fever and persistent coughing. I'm not sure about what's happening in your gums but at any rate you should be seen in probably have chest x-ray. ...Read more

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My gums hurt and my breath stinks after brushing. I've tried many mouthwashes but none is working. My tongue is slightly coated and I have mucus.?

My gums hurt and my breath stinks after brushing. I've tried many mouthwashes but none is working. My tongue is slightly coated and I have mucus.?

Gingivitis: The inflamed gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. The bacteria, along with mucus and other particles, forms a sticky, colorless toxic “plaque” 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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Why do my gums feel odd and throb after I run?

Why do my gums feel odd and throb after I run?

Gingivitis: It sounds like you could have gingivitis or some degree of periodontitis. You should see a dentist for a full exam and diagnosis. The throbbing and odd feeling is due to your increased heart rate and blood pressure from running. The gums are very vascular and the increased blood flow is causing the already irritated gums to throb. Just a theory...Please see your dentist. ...Read more

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What could cause a weird sinking feeling when I chew gum?

What could cause a weird sinking feeling when I chew gum?

See your dentist: If this is in the tooth then you have may be missing a part of your filling in a tooth.

If this is the whole tooth sinking, you have gum disease or an abscessed tooth and the pressure of chewing is pushing the tooth down. ...Read more

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My gums bleed at night. Is that weird?

My gums bleed at night. Is that weird?

See dentist: Probably a periodontal condition See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are common gum problems?

What are common gum problems?

Gus and bone: Gingivitis and periodontitis are the most common. The next most common is loss of attachment commonly referred to as gum recession. ...Read more

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What to do about gum pockets?

What to do about gum pockets?

See Specialist: See the Periodontist - the specialist in gum tissue treatment. Get a complete exam and diagnosis and discuss your condition and options for treatment. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Is it ok to let kids chew gum?

Is it ok to let kids chew gum?

Sugar Free ONLY: You cant't stop them but at least train them to use sugar free. ...Read more

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What are some common gum issue?

What are some common gum issue?

The most common: Is gum inflammation or gingivitis. The next most common is recession of the gums. Both can be treated by a periodontist who is a specialist in gum treatment. Please feel free to e-mail me at dhschneid@gmail. Com and I will help you locate a good periodontist near you. ...Read more

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What gum brand lasts the longest?

What gum brand lasts the longest?

Xylitol: I'm not sure which kind lasts longer, but I am sure that you want to chew the kind that has xylitol as the sweetener. Always buy sugarless, and go with the brands with xylitol. By interacting with the bacteria in your mouth, the xylitol actually helps prevent tooth decay. ...Read more

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How can a crown stay on/in your gum?

How can a crown stay on/in your gum?

It can't: A crown is a durable covering made of porcelain or metal placed over a tooth to strengthen the tooth due to decay, fracture, breakage, etc. There has to be a usable amount of tooth for the crown to be adhered to. The edge or margin can be placed just below the gum line but a crown cannot sit on just gums. Crowns are cemented or bonded to the existing tooth. ...Read more

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Hello Dr. Why do I have a black gum?

Hello Dr. Why do I have a black gum?

Many factors: It can be a normal variant just like there are different skin tones. It's likely due to a buildup of melanin in the gingiva. It can also be caused by certain medications and smoking as well. ...Read more

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What is the cause of darker lower gum?

What is the cause of darker lower gum?

Melanin: Can cause dark discoloration of the gums based on ethnicity and it is normal.
If the the darker color (e.g. Dark red) is caused by gum disease, it will also involve inflammation due to engorgement of blood due to irritants, e.g. Tartar, plaque, calcular deposits, . Please see your dentist if it is raising some worries. ...Read more

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Why is the gum above my crown receding?

Irritation: Very common for tissue to recede around a crown. The area must be kept clean, but not damaged due to overzealous brushing. ...Read more

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Could it hurt to have an injection in your gum?

Could it hurt to have an injection in your gum?

Most dentists: I see - use a little topical anesthetic on a swab to numb the gum before injecting with a needle. That usually reduces the discomfort significantly. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what is the cause of gum discoloration?

I'm wondering what is the cause of gum discoloration?

Several: Discoloration of the gums or gingiva can be due to melanin, a pigment in the body that produces color in the skin, eyes, etc. Amalgam (silver filling material) can produce an amalgam tattoo when it gets into the gums. Some or the older metals that were used for crowns and bridges can also cause some discoloration of the gums. ...Read more

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Are there any health risks from chewing BeechNut gum?

In very rare: Situations - massive quantities of swallowed gum has caused bezores. ...Read more

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Foods that heal gums?

Foods that heal gums?

No foods "heal" gums: Looking for something other than simply flossing daily and to a lesser degree proper toothing to heal your gums and keep them healthy... Don't waste your time! Short of the mechanical cleaning functions of chewing/eating food and the plaque diluting function of saliva, foods do not heal gums! ...Read more

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How to get gum sores?

How to get gum sores?

Different ways: There are different kinds of gum sores. Some result from a viral infection, "cold sores", which can cause blisters. When these blisters burst, they often leave a shallow ulcer. Other open sores are from bacterial infections, trauma or an autoimmune reaction. Sores can sometimes be contagious so don't touch the sore with your finger. ...Read more

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What is gum recession?

Receding Gums: Is the exposure in the roots of the teeth caused by a loss of gingival tissue. See your dentist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why does my gum bleed?

Why does my gum bleed?

CauseYou don't floss: If you don't floss daily (never skipping days) your gums will continue to bleed. That is because plaque will build up and your gums will have an almost immediate inflammatory bleeding response to its "foreign" nature. Toothbrushing for good oral hygiene is a total myth! If it really worked, there would be no tooth decay or gum disease! ...Read more

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Sour food hurts my gums?

Sour food hurts my gums?

It: May be due to a condition called ulcerative gingivitis where your gums have little ulcers or sores that are open and when you get sour foods or acidic foods next to these areas it will sting quite a bit. ...Read more

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How do I treat gum sores?

How do I treat gum sores?

Brush, floss, rinse.: Regular brushing, flossing, and use of antibacterial rinses i.e. Listerine will likely help reduce you sore gums (gingivitis). Many people just simply brush briefly which only cleans the outside of teeth/gum, but in between+inside are left untouched. Bacteria grow and causes your gum to be sore and bleed etc. Take care of your teeth--u got first 2 sets free, thereafter it's expensive. Good luck, . ...Read more

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What causes gums to itch?

What causes gums to itch?

Itchy gums: This can be due to gum inflammation. Periodontal disease or some new product or food. ...Read more

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How do you get gum sores?

How do you get gum sores?

CANKER SORES: Canker sores are small shallow ulcers that appear in mouth and make eating and talking uncomfortable. The exact cause is not known.Stress or tissue injuryis thought to be cause of simple canker sore. Certain foods like citrus or acidic fruits, vegetables likelemons, tomatoes, orange, pineapple, apples, fig and strawberries can trigger a canker sore.Braces, ill fitting dentures can cause it too. ...Read more

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How to fix receeding gums?

How to fix receeding gums?

See your dentist: If you think your gums are receding, regardless the cause (gum disease, bruxism, etc.) schedule an appointment with your dentist. There are conservative and surgical treatments that can repair and restore the gum and prevent further damage. ...Read more

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How can I stop gum chewing?

How can I stop gum chewing?

Bad oral habit: Gum chewing is not about the gum or its sweetness. It is about manifesting a compulsive behaviors through the mouth. Seek a consultation with a therapist who manages habits that are delirious to your health. Over the last 38 years, I have seen individuals who require extensive enamel reconstruction from this habit. Still it is better than smoking or chewing tobacco. Only slightly. ...Read more

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How do I treat gum erosion?

How do I treat gum erosion?

Gum massage: Massage gums daily, use soft tooth brush, if infected check with your doc. ...Read more

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Can receeded gums grow back?

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No, unless: Some side effects, which you don't want from certain meds, such as anti-seizure ones will give you too much gums, and it's inflammed generally and unhealthy-- gingival hyperplasia, other than that, you will need a free gingival graft or allograft to get your gum level back... See a periodontist. ...Read more