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Can bad breath be caused by dental issues?

I noticed that I have bad breath, and not just in the morning. My bad breath sticks with me throughout the day. Could this be caused by dental issues? What exactly causes it?...

Why are my gums swollen?

My teeth seem fine, but my gums on the top and bottom of my mouth look swollen. Should I be worried?

What are the signs of early stage gum disease?

I'm 35 years old and I noticed that my gums have started to bleed when I floss and brush my teeth. Am I developing gum disease?

Should I seek a periodontal consultation for my bleeding gums?

My gums have been bleeding every day for the past 5 months, just in the morning after I brush my teeth. Should I go to a periodontist for this? What should I do?

Do I need gum surgery?

My gums bleed every morning, and I am 25 years old. I'm not sure why it's happening. I brush regularly, and they seem like they are the right color. Would I need gum grafting...

What could happen when I get my gum surgery?

I'm scheduled for gum surgery, a gum graft, soon. I'm 30 years old and I'm worried about any complications that could happen because of it. What complications are associated...

How can gingivitis be treated?

I think I have gingivitis since my gums are bright red and swollen. I've had this before so I recognize the symptoms. Are there any home remedies for it? Do I have to see a...

Gum pain after getting a tooth pulled. Is it ok?

I had tooth extracted just last week and I'm still experiencing gum pain. Will this pain go away on its own? Do you think I should be concerned

How do I prevent gum disease?

What causes gum disease? I'd like to know, is there any way to prevent it?

Why are my gums turning brown?

I have been noticing my gums turning brown for a few months. I'm 28 and I've never seen anything like this before. I'm not a smoker. What can I do?

I brush my teeth 2x a day, why do I still have bad breath?

I have no broken teeth, and I believe I have no cavities, but even if I brush my teeth twice a day I still have bad breath? What could this be?

Bleeding gums

I have had bleeding gums for the past 5 to 6 months when my periods were irregular. However, since December my periods have been normal, but my gums are sill bleeding. I met...

Bad gum recession

Hello. My gums are receding pretty bad due to over brushing, not gingivitis. My dental insurance won’t cover gum grafts for at least one year (I have a 12 month waiting period...

Does a gum graft hurt?

My dentist says I need to have a gum graft done and soon. I never really heard of this procedure before, but reading about it, I'm not really comfortable with getting it. Does...

Invisalign, dental bonding, and gum grafts?

I am about to begin my invisalign treatment in one week. However, I was told today that I need gum graft surgery for receding gums and dental bonding for highly sensitive teeth....

Does periodontal treatment hurt?

I have an ongoing infection in my gums, and I'm being referred to a periodontist for treatment. My dentist told me that the treatment would start immediately once my periodontist...

How can an abscessed tooth kill you?

There was a story on the New York Times about a 12-year-old boy who actually died from an untreated tooth abscess. I never realized that these can actually kill someone if not...

What can cause gingivitis?

My dentist found that I have gingivitis and now I'm going through treatment for it and changing some of my oral care routines at home to reverse it. But I'm not sure how this...

What should I expect from my first periodontist visit?

My dentist referred me to a periodontist after I complained about chronic bad breath. He wants to make sure that I don't have any periodontal disease. Is there anything that...

Are there any warning signs of gingivitis?

I was diagnosed with gingivitis a few months ago, but I feel like I had no symptoms of it, whatsoever. If it wasn't for my dentist, I probably would still think that nothing is...

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