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Thursday, February 23, 2017
I have a boil on the roof of my upper inside gumline.Do I need to see a dentist,or my regular physician? Could tis be a sign of periodontal disease? Thanks
Any sore or bump should go away in 7-10 days. If it does not, I would recommend seeing a dentist. It could be a sign of periodontal disease or some other condition.
Michele P Carr, RDH, MA
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor of HS Nursing Quality & Research
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University