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Why do my gums flare up after I eat a hot piece of pizza?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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In brief: It's a burn!

Your gums are being burned by the pizza and that makes them irritated.
Fortunately, gums heal faster than almost any other part of the body. Next time don't be so impatient. Let your pizza cool!

In brief: It's a burn!

Your gums are being burned by the pizza and that makes them irritated.
Fortunately, gums heal faster than almost any other part of the body. Next time don't be so impatient. Let your pizza cool!
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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