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The left side of my mouth tastes weird, could it be periodontal disease?
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Dr. Michael Shnayder
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
However, this may also be a sign of a draining infection.
The teeth need to be evaluated for any caries / infection which may leading to drainage.

In brief: Yes.
However, this may also be a sign of a draining infection.
The teeth need to be evaluated for any caries / infection which may leading to drainage.
Dr. Michael Shnayder
Dr. Michael Shnayder
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Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Perhaps
A bad taste in the mouth can certainly be from periodontal disease.
I would see a dentist or periodontist for evaluation. Especially is there is gum tenderness, swelling, redness or bleeding. That includes bleeding when brushing, flossing or eating. It can also be spontaneous. It can be an early stage of gum disease, or much more advanced. The only way to no is to be examined.

In brief: Perhaps
A bad taste in the mouth can certainly be from periodontal disease.
I would see a dentist or periodontist for evaluation. Especially is there is gum tenderness, swelling, redness or bleeding. That includes bleeding when brushing, flossing or eating. It can also be spontaneous. It can be an early stage of gum disease, or much more advanced. The only way to no is to be examined.
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dr. Gary Lederman
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
In brief: Yes, or.......
Yes, but there are many other possibilities such as cavities, stagnant food between your teeth, infection, dental plaque, broken filling collecting food, etc.
See your dentist for a thorough exam and cleaning.

In brief: Yes, or.......
Yes, but there are many other possibilities such as cavities, stagnant food between your teeth, infection, dental plaque, broken filling collecting food, etc.
See your dentist for a thorough exam and cleaning.
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic
In brief: Posibly
"weird taste" could be many things.
Acute infection draining puss, galvanism, cancer of the parotid gland are tooth decay are among the possibilities.

In brief: Posibly
"weird taste" could be many things.
Acute infection draining puss, galvanism, cancer of the parotid gland are tooth decay are among the possibilities.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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