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How can I relieve swollen gums?

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Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Debride

Most cases, swollen gums are related to debris and inflamation.
You must remove the debris and keep it clean to get the inflamation to go down. Start with a good cleaning with your hygienist and there are some prescriptions oral rinses that can help reduce the bacterial count to help reduce inflamation.

In brief: Debride

Most cases, swollen gums are related to debris and inflamation.
You must remove the debris and keep it clean to get the inflamation to go down. Start with a good cleaning with your hygienist and there are some prescriptions oral rinses that can help reduce the bacterial count to help reduce inflamation.
Dr. Jake Richards
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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Find the cause

Swollen gums can be related to a number of causes.
Before treatment is initiated, a cause for the swelling needs to be identified.

In brief: Find the cause

Swollen gums can be related to a number of causes.
Before treatment is initiated, a cause for the swelling needs to be identified.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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