Why Does My Gum Always Swell At Any Given Time?
Hello,. why yes in a period of several months my gums are always swollen? I do have cavities, and it looks worse, but my cavities are rarely painful, but why do my gums get affected, first the external gums have swelling that is not too severe but gradually the swelling of the outer gums is getting worse so that it causes swelling is quite large, and the healing process can be quite long. both of my gums are inside and still where my cavities have painful enough swelling, when it starts to recur the pain when eating often I feel, as a result I become lazy to eat something, until heartburn often attacks my stomach. how do you overcome it, I really need advice from you ,. Thank you if the doctor wishes to answer, that is all
Swollen gums are most often caused by infection that is aggravated by the presence of food scraps attached to or cavities. Swollen gums are generally accompanied by gums becoming redder, painful, and sometimes pus can appear on the gums and bad breath. Swollen gums can disrupt the structure of surrounding tissue, including teeth.
Apart from infection, swollen gums can also be related to smoking, lack of vitamin C, the use of dentures, sensitive to toothpaste and mouthwash, certain allergic reactions, the use of dentures, and pregnancy.
If you often experience recurring or recurring swollen gums, you should consult a dentist directly so that you can be examined to determine the cause of swollen gums. Your dentist will be able to provide the right treatment for you in accordance with the results of the examination, for example with painkillers, corticosteroids, and antibiotics if necessary.
Meanwhile, to help prevent swollen gums, you can do the following tips:
Gargling after eating Gargling with warm salt water Brush your teeth twice a day in the morning and evening before going to bed Use dental floss if necessary Avoid sticky and too sweet foods Drink plenty of water Avoid smoking Hopefully it can help you,