Gingivitis Questions

Can I still get braces if I have gingivitis? (Answered)

I was told I have gingivitis about 2 years ago. I thought I had good oral hygiene. I don’t notice any bone loss or gum recession but my main concern is I’m looking into getting braces soon and I’m wondering if having gingivitis will effect me from...

How to get rid of these overgrown gums? (Answered)

How to get rid of these overgrown gums? I need to get rid of them ASAP. Tomorrow is my appointment. They started over 2 months now, and my orthodontist has been telling me to brush and I brush 2-3 times a day, and no progress. Should I start to...

What should I do About Gum Abscess?

When and what should I do about this gum/tooth abscess behind my bottom teeth it has formed a white head and burns started Monday got turned down from happy tooth for no insurance and no money thursday

I want to know if I have gum disease (Answered)

I went to my dentist in June and he said that I am most likely experiencing hormonal changes. I have had bleeding between my two front teeth, gum pain, but the pain is mostly on my bottom gum. I haven't had bleeding gums recently if I don't brush...

Am I going to loose my teeth?

I recently went for a scale and polish and now all of my teeth are wobbly. I’m only 18 and I don’t want to loose my teeth! my gum has also receded on a few teeth, will I loose them? I’m so scared that I’m going to loose them. Is my gum receding...

Two different results for parodontal depth during a single appointment (Answered)

While the doctor at the office was examining me he measured the depth of my gums which was pretty even between 3s and 4s. After the hygienist cleaned my teeth she measured again and it was mostly 5s and a few 4s. This doesn’t sound right to me? Is...

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Gap in bottom teeth (Answered)

I recently had my teeth scaled and it left a small triangle shaped gap between my two front lower teeth. I have not had my teeth scaled for a couple of years but the gap was not present after previous scaling. This area is difficult to floss as the...

Chills, fever, gum swelling, mouth ulcers are symptoms of which disease? (Answered)

Hi, I am 27 year old woman. My husband had a pus filled sore on his lip which he broke open. It smelled very bad and his mouth was stinking, too. Same night we had a sex and I didn't know that it could infect me. Two days later I had very bad fever...

What are these bumps on my bottom lip??

I have 1-2 bumps in each corner of my bottom lip. They are small and painless. I only noticed them when I was looking very closely in the mirror. They are color of my lip but it looks like if I squeezed they would pop like a pimple. What are these...

Inflamed gums need help (Answered)

I recently went for a check up at the dentist and he said I need to see a hygienist to get my teeth cleaned and I have gum disease but he didn't say if it was mild or aggressive. I then went to get my teeth cleaned by the hygienist she took all the...

is my condition a gingivitis? how dangerous is it? (Answered)

Good day Doc! how dangerous is a lump or bump in a gum beside a teeth that seems to grow everyday? it hurts when touched. What should i do? the bump appeared a small white at the top and is smooth. It seems to cover the wisdom tooth where it is...

Do i have gingivitis or gum disease? (Answered)

My bottom front teeth are very inflamed, and they bleed when i brush not so much when i eat. I brush daily, and excessively use mouthwash. I do not floss bbecause it does hurt and bleeds more. But now the gum on the bottom 3 front teeth is like...

Can receding gums be repaired? (Answered)

Hi, I was bulimic for 6 years but not anymore and I have receding gums because of it. One Part of my bottom gum line has receded right down to the bottom of my front tooth and has started to go black, can the gum be repaired and if so how? I can't...

What test at home can be done to verify if you have it or not (Answered)

I think i have Gingivitis, I dont know what to do, my gums are shrinking on my front bottom teeth only, there is no redness or tenderness or bleeding when im brushing. only shrinking. this happened with one of my other teeth but in time it went back...

Will my gum go back to its original shape? (Answered)

Hi I am a 20 year old who wears braces...About a month ago my dentist said that i had gingivitis growth... my gums were swollen and out of shape...now my gums between my two front teeth are very swollen and out of shape..and when i smile u can see a...