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Need to go for scaling. But why are my gums swollen?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Dentist will Dx.
Various gum disorders can cause swelling--gingivitis, vitamin deficiency, protein deficiency, poor diet, poor dental care.
See your dentist.

In brief: Dentist will Dx.
Various gum disorders can cause swelling--gingivitis, vitamin deficiency, protein deficiency, poor diet, poor dental care.
See your dentist.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Dell Goodrick
Dentistry
In brief: Perio therapy
Swollen or bleeding gums can be a symptom of periodontal disease.
I am assuming you have been diagnosed with perio disease if you know you need to go for scaling. Scaling and root planing will help your swelling to subside and start you on the path to healthier gums, bone and teeth. You will need to maintain your hygiene with more frequent hygiene visits.

In brief: Perio therapy
Swollen or bleeding gums can be a symptom of periodontal disease.
I am assuming you have been diagnosed with perio disease if you know you need to go for scaling. Scaling and root planing will help your swelling to subside and start you on the path to healthier gums, bone and teeth. You will need to maintain your hygiene with more frequent hygiene visits.
Dr. Dell Goodrick
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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