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What are the common causes for swollen gums?

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Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Many causes

Many things can cause swelling of the gums.
Some of the most common reasons are periodontal disease, an abscess, a cyst, or a viral infection.

In brief: Many causes

Many things can cause swelling of the gums.
Some of the most common reasons are periodontal disease, an abscess, a cyst, or a viral infection.
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
Dr. SCOTT HARWOOD
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Dr. Daniel Quon
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Number of causes

Swollen gums can be due to a number of possible causes.
Periodontal disease, acute and chronic infections, some medications, cysts and/or tumors, malpositioned unerupted teeth, and exostosi (benign dense bone growths) are some possible causes for gums to appear swollen.

In brief: Number of causes

Swollen gums can be due to a number of possible causes.
Periodontal disease, acute and chronic infections, some medications, cysts and/or tumors, malpositioned unerupted teeth, and exostosi (benign dense bone growths) are some possible causes for gums to appear swollen.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Dr. Daniel Quon
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