Doctors for Swollen Gums in Old Thevara Road, Kochi
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Swollen gums are abnormally enlarged, bulging, or protruding. Gum swelling is common. It may involve one or many of the triangle-shaped areas of gum between teeth. These sections are called papillae. Occasionally, the gums swell enough to block the teeth completely. Swollen gums may be caused by:
• Inflamed gums (gingivitis)
• Infection by a virus or fungus
• Poorly fitting dentures or other dental appliances
• Sensitivity to toothpaste or mouthwash
• Side effect of a medicine
HOW IS SWOLLEN GUMS DIAGNOSED?
The dentist will examine the mouth, teeth, and gums. He will ask questions about medical history and symptoms. The doctor may have blood tests such as such as a CBC (complete blood count) or blood differential tests suggested.
HOW IS SWOLLEN GUMS TREATED?
Treatment for Swollen Gums depends on the cause. Gingivitis or any infection may be treated with oral rinses and antibiotics. Scaling and root planing is common treatment to treat Swollen Gums
DID YOU KNOW?
Recent fittings for braces, a retainer, dentures or other dental appliance are classic reasons for sore or swollen gums. Certain medical conditions can result in sore gums, to. Illnesses that attack the immune system, as well as malnutrition and even chronic stress, can be quite damaging to gum health.