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Question
Posted by: j | 2008/05/29

Q.

sore gums

plz help, i have a bridge on my molars thaat was put 5 years ago. However lately the gum on above the one of the supporting teeth is sore and gets worse when i chew on that side. After observing the gums myself , i relized that it looked as if it has abserce and swollen.what caues this and what can i use to get rid of it

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

there is most likely an infection from the tooth holding the bridge. an xray will confirm this. If so, you will need a root canal treatment to be performed on the tooth.

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