Gingivitis Questions

Two different results for parodontal depth during a single appointment

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?

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...

Is there anything I can do to treat gingivitis at home? (Answered)

Hello. My gums are really swollen and they are getting worst. I have braces but I don't believe the braces are the cause because it only recently started doing this (in the last month). I'm assuming I have gingivitis. I have rinsed with salt water...

Will I have gaps in my teeth? (Answered)

I\'m getting braces soon and my orthodontist said I have slight gingivitis in my bottom gums due to my 100% overbite. I never really noticed before but my front teeth are kind of loose so my question is, when I get my braces off will I have those...

Can a localized hole in gums still be just gingivitis and not periodontitis?

In the past, I had erratic oral care habits, and now my gums are swollen in places and bleed occasionally when I brush, floss, etc. which I now do as much as possible.I wear braces, and I think I may have gingivitis, as even after brushing...

Pain from gingivitis treatment. (Answered)

I have been battling gingivitis for years. Recently I have been really stringent on fixing it. The past few days my mouth has been hurting.

Last stages gum disease (Answered)

My gums where really inflammed swollen and bleeding but didnt go to the dentist i used a mouthwash for bleeding gums to help and it did but not for long now my bottom gums are coming off my teethand little pockets in between all bottom teeth. I...