The problem of Tender Gums is associated with infection or gum problem and hence they are a symptom rather than being a syndrome. Symptoms here include acute experience discomfort in eating. In such cases, the gums would be sensitive to hot, cold and spicy foods. One can also have bleeding from gums in case you are munching on raw or sharp food followed with inflammation or swelling.
HOW IS TENDER GUMS DIAGNOSED?
A dentist would conduct a routine mouth examination and check for infection and gum disorders.
HOW IS TENDER GUMS TREATED?
Tender Gums are treated based on the cause of tenderness or inflammation. Gingivitis or other infections are treated with antibiotics and oral rinses. Scaling or root planing is the common treatment method used to treat Tender Gums