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How come some kids on Dilantin have bad gums?

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Dr. Reid Winick
Dentistry

In brief: Side effect

That is just one of the side effects of the dilatin.
It is called dilatin hyperplasia of the gums. Must keep teeth clean to minimize the problem. See dentist every 3 months.

In brief: Side effect

That is just one of the side effects of the dilatin.
It is called dilatin hyperplasia of the gums. Must keep teeth clean to minimize the problem. See dentist every 3 months.
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