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Swelling under the upper lip



Is the swelling under the upper lip and on the upper lip a sign of gingivitis? There is no pain but an uncomfortable feeling.


Is the swelling located on the gingiva close to your teeth and jaw bone, or is it inside of your cheek or lip?

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Binnaz   Leblebicioglu, DDS, MS, PhD Binnaz Leblebicioglu, DDS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Periodontology
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University