The gums are made up of firm, pink tissue that covers the jawbones, and this tissue is thick, fibrous and full of blood vessels. In case of Swollen Gums, the gums protrude or bulge out. Swollen Gums occur when the gum meets the tooth and they begin to hide parts of the teeth. In case of a Swollen Gum, the gums appear red instead of their normal pink color.
HOW IS SWOLLEN GUMS DIAGNOSED?
Dentists perform a complete dental examination while diagnosing Swollen Gums. They may look for symptoms of gingivitis or other causes of Swollen Gums. While examining your gums, the dentist may look for any blisters or boils in the affected area
HOW IS SWOLLEN GUMS TREATED?
The treatment of Swollen Gums typically involves medication and medicated toothpaste and creams. In an extreme case of Swollen Gums, the doctor may schedule surgery or root planning and dentist scrapes.
DID YOU KNOW?
Gum swelling could lead to loss of teeth and hence it is best to consult a dentist at the earliest.