Is it a bad sign if your gums are swollen?

Answer Swollen gums are a common side effect of some immunosuppressant medicine.The swelling occurs because your medication is affecting the pH of your saliva and encouraging the growth of bacteria in the... Read More »

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Swollen gums............?

A good clean, floss and mouthwash. It may just be something you ate stuck in the gum. If it doesn't get better you may need to see a dentist, but I find the clean etc tends to take it down.

How to cure swollen gums?

Just bite the bullet and do some flossing. Rinsing with the flouride before brushing rinses should help also. Just buy the plastic flossers that you just toss when you are done. That way your finge... Read More »

What is causing my gums to be swollen?

Get a panoramic x ray. Then you'll know for sure what's going on. Otherwise there is no way to know for sure.

Swollen gums with braces?

Having swollen gums when you have braces is fairly common. Try rinsing your mouth with warm salt water, especially the affected area. If it doesn't improve after a few days call and speak with eith... Read More »