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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Gums are killing me - what to do?
my gum is swollen on the left upper part my cheeck is puffy and feels like a hard not what is it and what do i do
A dentist needs to examine you. It can be due to several reasons. Swelling means inflammation, but having a hard note can be something different then just gum diseases.
Please visit a dentist and he/she may require a specialist's opinion (periodontist, oral pathology specialist, endodontist).
Binnaz Leblebicioglu, DDS, MS, PhD
Associate Professor of Periodontology
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University