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Is it normal to have swollen gums after getting your teeth cleaned?

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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
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In brief: Yes

Immediately after there will be inflammation from the procedure especially if it had been awhile since your last cleaning.
Make sure to keep brushing and flossing even when it is sore. A few days it should be gone.

In brief: Yes

Immediately after there will be inflammation from the procedure especially if it had been awhile since your last cleaning.
Make sure to keep brushing and flossing even when it is sore. A few days it should be gone.
Dr. Jake Richards
Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Daniel Sampson
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Yes, it can be

It depends on how much tartar and calculus had to be removed.
Often the swelling of the gum tissues will go down in about a day.

In brief: Yes, it can be

It depends on how much tartar and calculus had to be removed.
Often the swelling of the gum tissues will go down in about a day.
Dr. Daniel Sampson
Dr. Daniel Sampson
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