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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Dental and Oral Health (Adults)
I was brushing my teeth one day and I guess i brushed a little to hard. Now part of my gums are hanging in the front. It`s just the corner that is attached to my tooth. What can i do about this?
I can tell you that if it hasn't reasonably healed in about 5 days, you need to see a dentist. Mouth trauma to gums and lips heal quite quickly. I'm not sure when this happened, but it is serious.
Daniel Nathan Reed, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor of Primary Care Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University