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I cut my gums while brushing my teeth and now it's really painful and swollened.Is there anything i can do to heal it? Should i brush my teeth?

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In brief: It will get better

It will get better..
..Be more gientle in the cut area, keep your teeth clean...It will heal in 7-10 days like any injury or sore in the mouth. No additional remedy necessary to hasten healing. Warm salt ( pinch of ) rinsing may be soothing, 4-5 times a day.

In brief: It will get better

It will get better..
..Be more gientle in the cut area, keep your teeth clean...It will heal in 7-10 days like any injury or sore in the mouth. No additional remedy necessary to hasten healing. Warm salt ( pinch of ) rinsing may be soothing, 4-5 times a day.
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
Dr. Bruce Apfelbaum
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice

In brief: Pain and swelling

It sure sounds like a dentist needs to see you.

In brief: Pain and swelling

It sure sounds like a dentist needs to see you.
Dr. Robert Killian
Dr. Robert Killian
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