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Gum Diseases

Painful and sensitive

11/10/2008

Question:

I have holes around my teeth next to my gums and it is very painful, the nerves are exposed, i brush as much as 5 times a day and floss.

Answer:

It sounds like you are having some viral infection. Brushing will not be enough, and you may cause larger ulceration areas. You should visit a periodontist.

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Response by:

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