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October 16, 20190

1) Why it is caused?

Swollen Gums is a painful condition in which, gums are irritated, sensitive gums that bleed easily

  • Gingivitis (gum disease)
  • Pregnancy
  • Malnutrition
  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Dry mouth
  • Vitamin c deficiency
  • Dental abscess
  • Drugs (phenytoin, etc )
  • Hormonal changes
  • Genetics
  • Smoking or chewing tobacco
  • Older age
  • Food particles stuck in teeth
  • ILL-fitting dentures, crowns, etc
  • Sharp teeth surfaces
  • Impacted wisdom teeth


2) How to prevent it?

  • Brushing twice daily &floss once daily
  • Avoid sugary drinks /foods
  • Avoid alcohol
  • Avoid Tobacco
  • Gentle toothpaste &mouth wash
  • Avoid sharp foods like chips etc
  • Periodic dental visits


3) When to go for treatment?

  • Tender gums
  • Bad breath
  • Bleeding gums
  • Receding gums
  • Red or dark red gums
  • Swollen or puffy gums
  • Dry mouth


4) What Is treatment? What is done in treatment?

  • Investigating the cause
  • Scaling and removing calculus, and stains on tooth surfaces.
  • Drug alterations in drug-induced swollen gums.
  • Deep curettage – A process of removal of inflamed soft tissue with curettes.
  • Flap surgery -outer gum tissues are gently folded back to give access to roots and supporting ligaments and bone tissues.
  • Orthodontic treatment-for maligned teeth.
  • Getting a new set of dentures.

Post-operative care

  • Regular oral prophylaxis
  • Brushing twice daily & flossing once daily
  • Monitoring general health
  • Using mouthwash as prescribed by the dentist

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