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What is the cure for red and swollen gums?

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In brief: Swollen gums

Red and swollen gums are usually caused by bacteria around or under the gums secreting acid causing an infection called gingivitis.
Bone loss that occurs is periodontal disease. Both need to be treated by a dentist by physically removing the bacteria with a cleaning, scaling & root planing, or periodontal surgery. Get an exam and xrays to see the difference of what you have.

In brief: Swollen gums

Red and swollen gums are usually caused by bacteria around or under the gums secreting acid causing an infection called gingivitis.
Bone loss that occurs is periodontal disease. Both need to be treated by a dentist by physically removing the bacteria with a cleaning, scaling & root planing, or periodontal surgery. Get an exam and xrays to see the difference of what you have.
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Better dental care

This is periodontal disease and needs dental care.
See is dentist.

In brief: Better dental care

This is periodontal disease and needs dental care.
See is dentist.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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