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I am having a dull pain in my gums while chewing food. Could it be sign of an infection?

I am having a very strange dull pain when I chew my food and I was wondering if it could be the sign of a gum infection or what else it could be. . . What can I do?

How quickly can smoking cause gum disease?

My younger brother has been smoking for 5 years and he was diagnosed with gum disease last week. How quickly can smoking lead to gum disease?

I recently had an intense cleaning at the dentist because I had gingivitis. Will smoking make things worse?

I recently underwent very intense teeth/gum cleaning for gingivitis. Will my smoking impact the treatment results?

I can see a black spot on my gums. What could it be?

I just happened to see a black spot on my gums at the back of my mouth. It's not bothering me but it is kind of disturbing. What could it be?

Concern for gum graft recovery

I had gum graft surgery 10 days ago. Now I'm pretty much recovered. But the stitch came out by itself last weekend. I did a follow up visit with the dentist who said it looks...

My gums are becoming white. What is the reason for this?

I am noticing that my gums are turning white and discolored. Is this a sign of a dental infection or a gum problem? Why is this happening?

I keep getting ulcers in my gums. Is it the food or something else?

I very often get ulcers around my gums. I am not sure if it is due to spicy food or some other health condition. What should be my next steps to find out what's wrong? Are there...

Since yesterday I can feel my gums being slightly inflamed. What could be the reason?

Yesterday morning when I was brushing my teeth, I noticed that my gums were turning red. What could be the reason for the same. Currently I don’t have any pain but there is slight...

What are natural ways to deal with tooth sensitivity?

I am facing a lot of tooth sensitivity particularly in my molar teeth. I am unable to handle extreme temperatures. Would visiting a dentist be beneficial for this? Is there...

Why are my implants not working?

I have tried doing implants twice, but they just don’t seem to work for me and both the times my dental implants have failed. What could be the reason?

What is the course of treatment for bleeding and swelling gums?

Several times, I have been experiencing some swelling and bleeding in my gums. I read online that the best way to do treat this is to have good dental hygiene, but I already practice...

Can salt water gargling help in curing tonsillitis?

My husband has been suffering from tonsillitis for the last 2 days and it is causing him immense throat pain. Can salt water gargling help in treating the condition?

Can I consume cough syrup while breast feeding?

I am breast feeding my 3 month old baby. I am down with a severe cough and cold. Can I have cough syrup while feeding him?

Can gum bleeding in a diabetic patient get serious?

I am a 32 year old man and I am having severe trouble with bleeding gums. I am also a diabetic and worried if this can create trouble of any kind.

Dentures have caused gum injury. What can I do?

I am a 75 year old man and I am wearing permanent dentures. Although they fit in well, they have now started causing injury around my gums. I clean them and take them out regularly,...

Can cavities in small children get serious?

My son is 4 years old and has been detected with 3 cavities due to excessive sweet eating habit. Can this become serious in the future once he has permanent teeth?

I often have a throat infection. What is the reason?

I have had a recurring throat infection almost six times in the last two months. What could be the cause of this?

Can a tooth cleaning procedure cause inflammation?

I underwent a tooth cleaning procedure three months back. However, after the cleaning I am left with inflammation particularly around my gums. Could it be due to the cleaning...

What are the first signs of gingivitis?

I am a 27 year old woman and I maintain good oral hygiene. However, I have recently been noticing a faint film depositing around my teeth. Is it a sign of gingivitis?

My root canal is infected again. What should I do?

I am a 32 year old woman. I underwent a root canal procedure 3 months back. I have been having a pain in the same area where the procedure was done. Upon X-ray, the doctor said...

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