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Explain the cause of inflammation of gums around a fronttooth crown. I did not have a root canal and there is nopain.

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Inflammed or infect

Inflammation can be just that (red, swollen, tender to touch, warm).
And will heal with time. Or there could be abnormal pressure from adjacent tissue/structure or infection. Check with the dentist.

In brief: Inflammed or infect

Inflammation can be just that (red, swollen, tender to touch, warm).
And will heal with time. Or there could be abnormal pressure from adjacent tissue/structure or infection. Check with the dentist.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. William Dapper
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Find the source

The source of the inflammation should be determined.
Possible causes of inflammation are: gingivitis, periodontitis, ill fitting crown or biological width impingement (the crown is too close to the underlying bone).

In brief: Find the source

The source of the inflammation should be determined.
Possible causes of inflammation are: gingivitis, periodontitis, ill fitting crown or biological width impingement (the crown is too close to the underlying bone).
Dr. William Dapper
Dr. William Dapper
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Dr. Gary Lederman
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Gum problem?

It could be the crown edge is too far under the gum, too thick or too close to the bone.
Or it could be a bad reaction to the metal crown alloy, if any.

In brief: Gum problem?

It could be the crown edge is too far under the gum, too thick or too close to the bone.
Or it could be a bad reaction to the metal crown alloy, if any.
Dr. Gary Lederman
Dr. Gary Lederman
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In brief: Could be ..

If the tooth has a crown on it - it could be the crown or just the recent placement of the crown.
If it is a natural tooth - get a cleaning of that area and see if it resolves.

In brief: Could be ..

If the tooth has a crown on it - it could be the crown or just the recent placement of the crown.
If it is a natural tooth - get a cleaning of that area and see if it resolves.
Dr. David Schneider
Dr. David Schneider
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