Gum Pain Causes and Treatments

gum pain causes

There’s a lot that you do with your mouth every second of the day; you lick your lips, slide your tongue over your teeth, and remove tiny food particles stuck between them hours after you’ve had your meal. Your mouth’s always up to something. However, you realize that when it’s in pain and even the slightest action ends up causing you deep agony. You may experience tooth pain, tongue pain, or gum pain. Here, we’ll talk about gum pain causes.

Gum pain is a common problem experienced by many people. Aggressively brushing and flossing your teeth can cause gum pain. However, so can hormonal changes, tobacco, gum disease, vitamin deficiency, tooth abscess, canker sores, oral cancer, burn, and food allergy. Knowing the gum pain causes is important as it can help you in seeking the right treatment for it.

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Tooth Extraction Healing Stages: What’s Normal & What’s Not?

Tooth Extraction Healing Stages

After having a tooth extraction surgery, many patients are unsure of the healing process. They do not know exactly how things will go in their mouth and what are the things they can and cannot do at the different stages. The proverb “little knowledge is dangerous” holds true everywhere. If you don’t know about something, either you might end up to alarmed or too complacent. To avoid either of those situations, you need to know about the tooth extraction healing stages.

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Dry Socket: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Dry Socket Symptoms

A complication to occurs after a tooth extraction is known as dry socket or alveolar osteitis. After the tooth extraction, post-surgical pain decreases with time. However, if you experience intense throbbing pain, it can be a sign of delay in the healing process. Knowing dry socket symptoms, causes, preventions, and treatments can better prepare you … Read more

Electric or Manual Toothbrush: Which One is Better?

Electric or Manual Toothbrush

Electric toothbrushes have become quite popular in recent years. Many people feel that they’re better able to clean their teeth using its vibrating/rotating motion. Even more and more dentists are also recommending them. But does it matter what kind of brush you use, or is it just a tech fad? An electric or manual toothbrush … Read more

Hutchinson Teeth: Everything You Need To Know

Hutchinson Teeth

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), globally, there were 661,000 cases of congenital syphilis in 2016. The Bacterium Treponema Pallidum is responsible for this, and it spreads when a person comes in contact with the sores of an infected individual. It is a very common sexually transmitted infection (STD) that can pass from the … Read more

Overjet vs Overbite: Causes & Treatments

Overjet vs Overbite

Growing up, many people find that their teeth are not growing the way they’d want. They essentially don’t seem “normal,” just like everyone else’s. Unfortunately, this may prevent people from achieving a beautiful smile and result in social isolation. The problem may lie with the alignment of their teeth, and the way they sit over each other. This is known as occlusion. And malocclusion is when the teeth in the upper and lower jaw do not align well. It may result in two different dental conditions: overjet vs overbite. Many people use these terms interchangeably, but they’re different.

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Calcium Deficiency Teeth: Know The Signs Before It’s Too Late

Calcium Deficiency Teeth

Calcium is one of the most abundant minerals found in our bodies. In fact, it makes up 99% of the bones and teeth. Even though it’s a micronutrient, its presence has a macro impact on the normal growth and development of the body. Aside from supporting bone and tooth development, it aids blood clotting, hormone … Read more

Gingival Flap Surgery: What Is It & When Do You Need It?

Gingival Flap Surgery

Gum disease affects millions around the globe even though it’s preventable. Unfortunately, 45% of the people in the UK alone have periodontitis, also known as gum disease. Two in three adults in the UK also have visible plaque. And if this plaque is not taken care of in time, it can harden into tartar (calculus). … Read more

Bone Loss in Teeth: Causes, Signs and Treatment

Bone Loss in Teeth

Bone loss in teeth elicits fear in many people. However, the truth is that it’s normal for our bones to lose and gain mass constantly. It is only when certain conditions make bone loss the predominant process that you have something to worry about.

For that, you need to understand why it happens and what you can do to treat or prevent it entirely.

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How to Get Rid of White Tongue

How to Get Rid of White Tongue

It’s normal to wake up every day to a white coating on your tongue. The mouth gets dry due to a decrease in the production of saliva during the night, which is typical. However, sometimes, the white is more than usual and seems to appear out of nowhere. That’s when you think of the “why” … Read more

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